CCAP has identified three issues that merit consideration in the updated Strategic Plan of the Fund. After briefly describing each of them, we propose “big picture” considerations to the Board and the Secretariat as to how these issues could be approached strategically, to be subsequently incorporated in the updated Plan. These include how the Fund... continue reading »
As the primary operating entity of the UNFCCC financial mechanism, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) is the largest dedicated fund to support the achievement of the Paris Agreement, including the goal to limit the global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius and the implementation of developing countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). This paper presents the... continue reading »
The Paris Agreement adopted in December 2015, represents a watershed event in the fight to address climate change. For the first time, almost all countries now have climate commitments in the form of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), or post-2020 pledges for emissions reductions. Converting these NDCs into implementable policies, programs and investment strategies will be... continue reading »
CCAP President Ned Helme discusses the win-win opportunities that could come with the U.S. making a significant commitment to the Green Climate Fund. Read more.
The Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) – in coordination with GCF board members Mr. Arnaud Buisse (France), Mr. Irfa Ampri (Indonesia), Mr. Per Callesen (Denmark), and Mr. David Kaluba (Zambia) – hosted a policy dinner on the margins of the sixth board meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Bali, Indonesia. The dinner... continue reading »
This paper lays out the role of NAMAs in scaling up climate action in developing countries by attracting investments from the private sector and development banks.
Presentation from the second MAIN-Asia dialogue held in Vietnam.
In Climate Finance Works, readers will find vignettes of situations where European funding has supported mitigation actions in developing countries. These projects are the seeds of change that are germinating around the world. As future financing flows, other such projects will grow and help create a fertile field that makes a difference when it comes... continue reading »