Tag: COP

Climate Funds Update highlights: May 2017

The biggest news in the last few weeks has been the US’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. One impact of this withdrawal is uncertainty over the delivery of the remaining $2 billion from the US’s $3 billion pledge to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). In response, however, many US state governors, mayors, university presidents, and businesses have reaffirmed their commitment to climate action.

Climate Funds Update highlights: November 2016

The UNFCCC COP21 in Paris left high expectations for COP22 in Marrakesh to deliver a ‘concrete road map’ for mobilizing the $100 billion in climate finance for developing countries by 2020. The Climate Finance team at ODI has been analysing the latest trends in mobilising public international climate finance through the: Updates to the data…

New update – November 2012

We have now updated all fund and project data through 15th November 2012. For more information on our latest publications in preparation of the COP meetings in Doha click here. Please contact the Climate Funds Update team with any questions or for further information.

The Green Climate Fund: Ready, set, go?

Smita Nakhooda (ODI) and Liane Schalatek (HBF) Climate finance was a hot topic at the UNFCCC COP in Durban, South Africa last year, and the adoption of the governing instrument of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) was a key outcome of the negotiations. This was a great relief: failure to reach agreement would have been read as…

The Fundamentals of Climate Finance

Smita Nakhooda introduces the updated Climate Finance Fundamentals publication series, released for the COP in Durban on Climate Funds Update. The series offers short, introductory briefings on various aspects of climate finance.    As parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change gather in Durban this week, the issue of how to mobilise and channel the finance…