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The paper proposes a credible and rigorous methodology for assessing Paris Agreement alignment of electricity transmission and distribution (T&D) investments by development finance institutions (DFIs) and recommends that all DFIs incorporate a shadow carbon price in cost-benefit analyses of the electricity sector and work with recipient countries to develop robust long-term decarbonization plans.

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This paper develops a framework and tools that governments and non-state actors can use to drive action, track progress and increase ambition to operationalize the Paris Agreement’s long-term goal to make finance consistent with climate goals.

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As negotiators prepare for international climate talks at COP24 in Katowice, Poland, the world is at an existential crossroad: it can continue on a path of gradual but insufficient progress on climate change or shift to high gear to avoid the worst effects of rising global temperatures.

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Next month’s UN climate summit in Katowice, Poland (COP24) is seen by many as the most important climate negotiation since 2015, when 196 countries adopted the landmark Paris Agreement. COP24 is the critical moment for countries to establish rules for turning the Agreement's vision into reality.

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WRI's events at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24).

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Leaders from cities, states, provinces and businesses around the globe gathered in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit, showcasing their commitment to implementing the Paris Agreement. The summit is over but the push for greater climate action is rolling forward.

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This week's Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco aims to highlight bright spots and spur momentum on international climate action. And, to be sure, bright spots can be seen—you just need to know where to look for them.

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