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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
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Quick Perspective on UN Secretary-General’s Vision for a Post-2015 Agenda

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • human rights
  • climate science
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Photo by UNDP via OXFAM/Flickr.
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • human rights
  • climate science
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations

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
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Building Climate Equity and International Consensus from the Ground Up

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
Scaling up renewable energy access; government installed solar energy in Sumba island, Indonesia. Photo by Asia Development Bank/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
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How Can Adaptation Finance Help the Most Vulnerable Communities?

  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Ensuring funding meets the adaptation needs of communities remains a challenge. (Paoay, Philippines) Photo by Ilocos Norte/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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3 Issues to Watch as Lima Climate Talks Head to the Finish Line

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • UNFCCC
COP 20 - UN Climate Change Conference - Lima (Photo by UNFCCC)
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • UNFCCC
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Three Lessons from Japan's Climate Finance - Coal Controversy

  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
All development finance, not just climate finance, ultimately needs to be consistent with climate goals. Photo credit: peggdavis66, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Estimating Climate Finance Mobilization Toward $100 Billion and Beyond

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • Finance
Making the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy is going to take a lot of investment, and the limited budgets of the public sector can’t tackle it alone. Photo by DFID/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • Finance

Seeing U.S. Business Opportunity in a Low-Carbon Economy

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
A growing body of evidence indicates we don’t have to choose between improving economic performance and reducing climate risk  Photo credit: CGP Grey/Flickr
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • low carbon development

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