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By Taking 5 Steps, China Can Start Leading the Green Finance Revolution

  • Business
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer presents Green Finance task force report at CCICED annual general meeting in Beijing, China. Photo by Lawrence MacDonald.
  • Business
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
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The Financial System We Need

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Finance
Slowly but surely financial institutions and those who regulate them are insisting on deeper analysis and disclosure of environmental data. Photo by Bridget Colla/Flickr
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Finance
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Before Paris, Bonn: What Needs to Happen at Prelude to COP21

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • UNFCCC
  • COP21
Photo by Matthias Zepper/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • UNFCCC
  • COP21
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Bonn Climate Talks Lay Groundwork for Final Push Toward Paris

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • climate finance
  • NDC
  • Paris Agreement
  • COP21
Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/37427697@N03/3581334345/">Vattenfall</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • climate finance
  • NDC
  • Paris Agreement
  • COP21
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Dispelling 4 Myths about Climate Change and Investment Risk

  • Climate
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Finance
Physical risks like drought are only some of the climate-related risks investors face. Photo by Don DeBold/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Finance
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Will China Lead the Way on Green Finance?

  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
Workers install solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs in China. Photo by The Climate Group/Flickr.
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
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Jump-starting Clean Energy Access for the World

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • development
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
Solar home systems in Bangladesh. Photo by ILO/Flickr/
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • development
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
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Looking for a Faster Pace at Bonn Climate Talks

  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • climate policy
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Paris Agreement
  • UNFCCC
  • COP21
UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference, photo by UNFCCC, June 4, 2015
  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • climate policy
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Paris Agreement
  • UNFCCC
  • COP21
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How Can the World Secure $100 Billion in Climate Finance?

  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • UNFCCC
Developed countries committed to provide $100 billion in climate finance annually by 2020. Photo by orangebrompton/Flickr
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • UNFCCC
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Getting It Right: A New Global Model to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Finance
  • climate policy
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • COP21
Photo Credit: U.S. Mission to the United Nations at Rome
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Finance
  • climate policy
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • COP21
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3 Activities that Can Help Investors Become More “Climate Friendly”

  • Climate
  • Business
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
Solar panels at the Nellis Air Force Base in the United States. Photo by U.S. Air Force/Wikimedia Commons
  • Climate
  • Business
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
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Asia’s Investment Bank: A New Chapter in Sustainable Development

  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) can be a powerful force for improving infrastructure in the developing world—but only if its investments benefit local communities and the environment. Photo by World Bank/Flickr.
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
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Major Financial Players Join Forces to Scale up Climate Finance

  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Installing solar panels in Tanzania. Photo by Solar Electric Light Fund/Flickr
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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How to Spend the Green Climate Fund’s $10 Billion?

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
Solar panels in Tinginaput, India. Photo by Abbie Trayler-Smith / Panos Pictures / Department for International Development
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
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Putting Citi’s $100 Billion Environmental Finance Initiative in Context

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
In its 2013 Global Citizenship Report, Citi reported more than $2 billion for solar financing. Photo by Walmart/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
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Reforming 3 Systems Can Create a New Climate Economy in India

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Business
Traffic congestion in Calcutta, India. Photo by frederik_rowing/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Business
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Globalizing Sustainable Development

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Today’s challenges go beyond health, food, and education. Photo by Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

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
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International Development Finance Club Commits $89 Billion to Climate Finance in 2013

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • development
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • international climate policy
The IDFC can direct more finance to adaptation. Photo by University College London/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • development
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • international climate policy
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset