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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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CPI Webinar: Finance Mechanisms for Lowering the Cost of Renewable Energy in Rapidly Developing Countries

April 24, 2014 9am PST

Renewable energy financing in emerging economies faces particularly daunting challenges, but there are policy solutions that could potentially reduce the ...

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Looking behind IPCC’s WG3 climate finance figures

Last Sunday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the final version of the Summary for Policymakers for its ...

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IPCC WG3 Report Cites CPI’s Climate Finance Figures

April 13, 2014

Experts available to discuss investment figures, mitigation policy findings

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group III report, “Mitigation ...

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New Climate Economy and CPI launch a call for evidence

Together with CPI, the New Climate Economy has issued a call for evidence on the role finance plays in a ...

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Solving India’s Renewable Energy Financing Challenge: Which Federal Policies can be Most Effective?

March 24, 2014

The Government of India has set ambitious targets for renewable energy — a doubling of existing renewable energy capacity to 55,000 MW by 2017. However, unsubsidized renewable energy is still 52-129% more expensive than conventional power, and requires policy support.

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