This summer’s heatwave has provided a glimpse of the future, and it is not a pretty one. On current trends, the years to come will see rising temperatures, droughts, a fight to feed a growing population, and a race against time to reduce dependency on fossil fuels.
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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has pledged to provide $80 billion in climate financing to South Asia and the Pacific over the next decade under its new Strategy 2030.
Due to the disastrous impacts of climate change, countries in Asia and the Pacific are at the highest risk of plummeting into deeper ADBclimate changecofinancingfinancepoverty Read More
Article by David Nelson, Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) Energy Finance
When we think of the changes a clean energy transition will bring, we often think of a transition from high to low carbon technologies. But even the most engaged energy pundits tend to gloss over what may be one of the capital marketsCPIEnergy Financefinance Read More
Smart Cities - Intelligent Digital Transformational Change for a Stronger Climate Action?
PETER COVELIERS, Head of Group Corporate Programmes and Institutional Business Development, European Investment Fund
LADA STRELNIKOVA, Lead Fund Manager European Energy Efficiency Fund, Director DWS (Deutsche Bank Group)
When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the climate theme for Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency ‘Working together on climate CitieseeefEnergy FinancefinanceG7G7 Charlevoix Read More
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System convened the inaugural meeting of an international network of city authorities from many of the world’s leading financial centers, during which network members confirmed their agreement to cooperate on promoting green and sustainable finance in their C40financeG7G7 2018Stephen Nolansustainable developmentunep Read More
UN Climate Newsroom, 20 March 2018 - The Green Bond Pledge is a new initiative that seeks to have cities, public authorities and world’s largest corporates commit to increased use of green bond finance to ensure new infrastructure meets the challenges of climate change and contributes to the accelerated transformation of the economy EspinosafigueresfinanceGreen BondsinfrastructureinvestmentMission2020 Read More
A new insurance scheme has been launched to help up to 4 million poor people in Africa and Asia deal with the challenges arising from climate disasters. The insurance programme – covering droughts in Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Zambia and Cambodia, and tropical cyclones in Myanmar – will mainly provide support ARDISfinanceInsuResilienceUNFCCCVisionFund Read More
NEW YORK, September 20, 2017 – United Nations Secretary General António Guterres and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced plans to accelerate the flow of finance for climate action through a new platform dedicated to identifying and facilitating transformational investments in developing countries.
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When Christiana Figueres took on the leadership of the United Nations secretariat on climate change, the diplomatic collapse of the Copenhagen Summit was fresh in everyone's minds.
Now, just over six years later, she prepares to leave office riding high on a wave of global enthusiasm following the first global agreement brexitChristiana Figueresclimate changeCOP21COP22EnergyfinanceIndustrymarrakeshparis agreementpollyanna Read More
China is committed to drive forward global efforts for green finance development through its G20 leadership whilst maintaining robust economic growth to support the world economy, said Liu Xiaoming, Chinese ambassador to the UK.
Liu was speaking in London on Tuesday at this year's City Week conference, attended by hundreds of climate changefinanceG20G20 green finance working groupGreen Bondsgreen creditsgreen financegreen investmentLiu Xiaoming Read More