PwC's climate change and risk experts have developed this guide to assist organisations in understanding what’s required to undertake climate change risk assessment, and how to manage these within their existing risk processes
This report outlines a detailed roadmap showing how the Australian government can play its part in easing the burden on the world’s poorest communities now facing climate-fuelled disasters.
This report explores the financial gap favouring monoculture exotic forests over biodiverse native forests in New Zealand, and the incentives, policy settings and funding mechanisms required to ‘reset the balance’ by levelling the playing field for native forests.
Climate change is a major risk to sustainable development and is threatening global efforts to eradicate poverty. This strategy document underpins the Australian government's climate investments and assists the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to meet Australia’s climate finance commitments.
As the renewable energy industry matures, community benefit sharing is becoming increasingly commonplace as a means to integrate renewable energy developments into local communities in ways that are positive, rewarding and beneficial for both project proponents and local communities. The guide is intended as a...
Financing sustainable hydropower projects in emerging markets: an introduction to concepts and terminology
The purpose of this Working Paper is to introduce the key terms and concepts that are relevant to finance for sustainable large hydropower projects in Non-OECD countries/ emerging markets.
This report includes details on the state of the climate and presents trends in the emissions and atmospheric concentrations of the main greenhouse gases. It highlights the urgency of fundamental socio-economic transformation in key sectors such as land use and energy in order to avert...
This guide is designed to help practitioners think through how to structure their country’s enhanced Nationally Determined Contributions across three dimensions: strengthening targets to reduce emissions (mitigation), enhancing climate resilience (adaptation) and clearly communicating their actions to build trust and facilitate effective implementation.
The study examines three key questions that aim to provide insight on the regional risk pools and the larger context of disaster risk finance at a key juncture in the evolution of the pools and in the international policy debate.
This strategy provides an approach to greening financial systems, mobilising finance for clean and resilient growth, and capturing the resulting opportunities for UK firms.
Urbanization is one of the global megatrends of our time, unstoppable and irreversible. In 30 years, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas; 90 per cent of this urban growth will take place in less developed regions such as East Asia, South...
This paper explores two sets of issues that are fundamental to restoring confidence in the Green Climate Fund and should be addressed simultaneously: resources and governance. It analyzes key challenges with resource predictability and governance and suggests ways forward.
Community engagement and benefit sharing in renewable energy development: a guide for applicants to the Victorian renewable energy target auction
The purpose of this guide is to set out the Victorian government’s expectations for the renewable energy industry, and to help assist developers to best engage and share benefits with the communities that will host these renewable energy projects.
This paper examines an innovative proposal in the form of mortgage contingent loans which could minimise government involvement in protecting beachfront property, and therefore the risk to taxpayers.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) commits developed countries to provide assistance to ‘developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change in meeting the costs of adaptation.’