The UNFCCC Standing Committee on Finance has put out a call for evidence on the needs of developing country Parties to support the preparation of a key technical report that will feed into deliberations at COP26 in November. Closing date for submissions is 28 February 2020. [more...]
Developing countries need an estimated US$100 billion per year in climate finance by 2020 to adapt to climate change and help them shift toward low-carbon development paths. The funds are still only partly committed by governments and only partly available on private markets. Explore our projects, publications and blogs urging increased ambition, below.
National development banks (NDBs) have huge untapped potential to support the transformation to climate-smart growth. ODI's Samantha Attridge lists three pre-conditions that need to be in place for NDBs to efficiently channel and catalyse investment. [more...]
A CDKN project is breaking down barriers, improving information and making it easier for investors to back solar power in Bangladesh. [more...]
The second day of the Global NDC Conference drew attention to the importance of private sector business and finance as key partners in the delivery of the NDCs. CDKN's Sam Bickersteth reports. [more...]
How can governments, international programmes and other stakeholders create an enabling environment for private investment in climate action? In their new paper,Charlotte Ellis and Kamleshan Pillay share key lessons from CDKN’s experience. [more]…
WORKING PAPER: Working across scales - Learning from seven years of climate compatible development in Asia
A new report by John Colvin and Christina McDonagh for CDKN explores the value of stimulating climate compatible development initiatives at multiple levels of governance - drawing on seven years of work by CDKN in India, Indonesia, Nepal and Pakistan. [more]…
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This paper explores different mechanisms for delivering climate finance at the local level, with examples from Ethiopia and Kenya. It aims to understand how well these funds take into account the priorities of local communities, and incorporate national climate change policies and development plans.
The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.