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Looking in the Pipes of Climate Adaptation Finance

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A climate-smart agriculture project in Ghana. Photo credit: C Peterson, CIAT/CCAFS
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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5 Issues to Watch at COP 19, the “Construction COP”

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Addressing the needs of communities harmed by climate impacts that are difficult or impossible to adapt to--known as "loss and damage"--is one of the key issues up for discussion at COP 19 in Warsaw. Photo credit: International Rice Research Institute, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

U.S. Signals the End of Public Money for Coal-Fired Power

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • multilateral development banks
U.S. public financing for overseas coal-fired power is likely coming to an end. Photo credit: Mike_tn, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • multilateral development banks

RELEASE: New Guidance Will Help Financial Institutions Measure Emissions from Lending and Investment Portfolios

  • Business
  • GHG Protocol
  • GHG emissions
  • Finance
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Business
  • GHG Protocol
  • GHG emissions
  • Finance
  • greenhouse gas accounting
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2 Ways to Ensure the Adaptation Fund’s New Safeguard Policy Protects People and Planet

  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
Kenyan farmers must adapt to altered conditions brought on by climate change. Photo credit: P. Casier, CGIAR
  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
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Q&A with African Risk Capacity: How Innovative Financing Models Can Build Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate
  • drought
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
A Tanzania farmer shows the effects of drought on her maize crop. Photo credit: Anne Wangalachi/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • drought
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
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5 Areas for Action to Set the Green Climate Fund on an Ambitious Path

  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • Green Climate Fund
A farmer pumps water in Bihar, India. Photo credit: M. DeFreese, CIMMYT
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • Green Climate Fund
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IMF Experts and Others Envision a World without Energy Subsidies

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
When factoring in externalities, fossil fuel subsidies ring in at $2 trillion per year. Photo credit: Steven Straiton, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy

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
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3 Important Messages from this Week’s UNFCCC Workshop on Scaling Up Climate Finance

  • development
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Developing countries need climate finance to mitigate climate change and adapt to its impacts. Photo credit: Solar Electric Light Fund, Flickr
  • development
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
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STATEMENT: World Bank: Promote Clean Energy Sources to End Energy Poverty

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • development
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • poverty
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • development
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • poverty
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Helping Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Turn on the Lights in Poor Countries

  • Energy
  • Business
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Business
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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A Look at China's New Environmental Guidelines on Overseas Investments

  • Climate
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
  • Climate
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development

President Obama’s Climate Action Plan: Can it Shift the World Away from Coal?

  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • power plants
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • power plants
  • U.S. policy
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Lessons from Indonesia: Mobilizing Investment in Geothermal Energy

  • Energy
  • Business
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Business
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
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Why Is China Investing So Much in U.S. Solar and Wind?

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy