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FEATURE: Financing INDCs – realising opportunities for investment in mitigation and adaptation

The availability of climate finance looms large over the Paris climate talks. It will influence how well developing countries are able to realise their ambitions for climate compatible development in the years ahead. Smita Nakhooda, Senior Research Fellow at ODI, and Darius Nassiry, Head of International Cooperation at the Global Green Growth Institute explain. [more...]

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FEATURE: What role for carbon markets in the Paris climate agreement?

Nations are hoping to reach a new agreement in Paris in the next two weeks, which will replace existing rules governing international emissions trading. Over half of the national pledges submitted to date plan to use or are considering the use of market mechanisms. Alessandro Vitelli from the Legal Response Initiative reports. [more...]

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FEATURE: Andrea Guerrero of Colombia takes Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) out of ‘green silo’

CDKN celebrates the work of the winners of the Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) annual awards. Andrea Guerrero of Colombia was nominated by her peers and chosen by the judges as a winner for the 'Acting on Implementation' category. Here, Cathryn Poff catches up with Andrea and finds out how she's used her position with the Ministry of Environment of Colombia to break out of the 'green silo' and inspire others. [more...]