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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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PUBLICATION

San Giorgio Group Brief: How Spain created a world-leading CSP industry then shattered investor confidence

August, 2014

Part of a series looking at the role of public finance in driving concentrated solar power (CSP) deployment and cost reductions, this report draws lessons from Spanish support policies which drove the creation of a world-leading industry and then shattered investor confidence through retroactive changes.

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

July, 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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PRESS RELEASE

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

July, 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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PUBLICATION

Landscape of Public Climate Finance in Indonesia

July, 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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PRESS RELEASE

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

July, 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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