climate financing

NARROWER TERMS:
Working paper

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.
Guide

Enhancing NDCs: a guide to strengthening national climate plans

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.
Report

United in science

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...
Working paper

The future of disaster risk pooling for developing countries: where do we go from here?

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.
Strategy

Green finance strategy: transforming finance for a greener future

This strategy provides an approach to greening financial systems, mobilising finance for clean and resilient growth, and capturing the resulting opportunities for UK firms.
Working paper

Setting the stage for the Green Climate Fund’s first replenishment

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.
Guide

Addressing the most vulnerable first – pro-poor climate action in informal settlements

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...