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Expanding Climate Finance in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • COP20
Despite difficult negotiations in Lima, discussions signaled the positive outlook among development banks for expanding climate finance in Latin America and the Caribbean. Photo by Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • COP20
Research

Going in the Right Direction?

3 Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
  • transportation
Leaders at COP20 can explore a range of sources for financing low-carbon urban development including multilateral investment banks, private investors, and innovative initatives like the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions or climate-themed bonds. (Mexico City, Mexico) Photo by Boris G/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
  • transportation

4 Keys to Scaled-up Climate Investment in Brazil

  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • Green Climate Fund
São Paulo , Brazil. Photo Credit: veebruar/Flickr
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • Green Climate Fund

The $10 Billion Question: Will the Green Climate Fund Live Up to Expectations?

  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • Green Climate Fund
Many developing countries are counting on the Fund to deliver meaningful resources by mid- to late 2015. Photo credit: DFID UK/Flickr
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • Green Climate Fund
Insights

With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Through the Compact of Mayors and parallel initiatives, cities are making ambitious commitments to curb emissions, adopting new greenhouse gas emissions measuring standards, and supporting the financing of low-carbon infrastructure. Photo Credit: Braden/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Insights

Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Insights

What Is the Role for Transformation in Adaptation?

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate science
Authors of a paper on transformational adaptation have deemed the development of wheat-resistant maize in Africa “transformative." Photo credit: WorldFish, Flickr 2012
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate science
Insights

4 Insights on Unlocking Finance for Clean Energy Access in Africa

  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Lighting for the base of the Pyramid. | Photo Credit: Frank van der Vlueten, Flickr 2009
  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Research

Weaving the Net

The Green Climate Fund: From Inception to Launch

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund

The Difficulty of Defining Adaptation Finance

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Finance
Climate change threatens Arabica coffee plants in Colombia. Credit: CIAT/flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Finance

Timeline: A Look at Extreme Weather and Climate Events in 2013

  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases

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