In the Green Climate Fund it’s seems easy to say, but hard to do.
We had mixed feelings coming out of the Durban climate talks about the state of global climate policy. Some important steps were taken but there remains a significant gap between what the science tells us is necessary to avoid catastrophic climate impacts and the emissions reduction commitments that have been made. Additionally, although we now […]
This blog was written by David Waskow, climate change program director. I’ve been mulling the blog—“Climate deal leaves a blank page”—that I posted the other day following the UN climate conference in Durban. As I said, we turned an important page in Durban, and yet it’s still clearly the case that we are looking at […]
Following Durban, there is now the proverbial 'more work to be done', but it's far more than work that we need.
My colleague Tim Gore, climate change policy advisor at Oxfam International, wrote this blog laying out what governments can achieve at UN Climate talks which are starting this week in Durban, South Africa. We’ve adapted the blog to the US context and are reposting it here. It’s now two years since the frantic campaigning and […]
Representatives from the World Bank and IMF presented their findings from a draft report on sources of climate finance to G20 finance and development ministers on Friday. The report responds to the request of G20 Finance Ministers in exploring scaled up finance for climate change adaptation and mitigation actions in developing countries. Its recommendations significantly […]
This first meeting provides an opportunity for the Committee to lay out an efficient, yet ambitious workplan to design a new global Green Climate Fund.