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Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) works to improve the most important energy and land use policies around the world, with a particular focus on finance. We answer pressing questions posed by decision makers through in-depth analysis on what works and what does not.


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What is climate finance? Definitions to improve tracking and scale up climate finance

July 25, 2014

This brief explains CPI’s understanding and definition of key climate finance terms and the reasons for these definitions to inform the debate and build a common understanding among stakeholders.

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Indonesia launches new budget-tracking system to better target climate finance

July 24, 2014

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – To better target climate finance to support the country’s reduction goals for greenhouse gas emissions, the Indonesian ...

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Landscape of Public Climate Finance in Indonesia

July 23, 2014

Indonesia’s desire to drive economic growth and reduce climate risk is reflected in the sweeping policy reforms it has introduced in recent years to meet targets announced in 2009 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In this report we identify which public actors are investing in Indonesia, through which instruments, and what they are investing in to provide a baseline against which to measure progress and plan scale up. We also reveal investment patterns that allow us to pinpoint where the biggest barriers and opportunities are.

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Barbara Buchner Named One of the 20 Most Influential Women in Climate Change

July 17, 2014

VENICE, ITALY – Barbara Buchner, Senior Director of Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), was named one of the twenty most influential women ...

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What happens to oil, coal, power and gas assets in the transition to low-carbon energy systems?

The Centre, Brussels, July 9, 2014 12:30-2pm

Join us at the Centre, in Brussels, for a preview of Climate Policy Initiative’s (CPI) upcoming report “Moving to ...

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