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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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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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With new market structures and business models, consumers can help states reduce carbon emissions

On June 2, in a historic move towards addressing CO2’s climate impacts, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its ...

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Cap and Trade in Practice: Barriers and Opportunities for Industrial Emissions Reductions in California

July 1, 2014

California is both one of the largest economies and one of the largest emitters globally, making its climate change policies some of the most important in the world. They are also some of the most ambitious. In particular, California’s Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB32) set a series of policies and programs across all major business sectors to return California emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. A key component of this set of policies is the Cap and Trade Program...

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