CPI’s analysts and advisors work to improve the most important energy and land use policies in the world, with a particular focus on finance. Our efforts help nations grow while addressing increasingly scarce resources and climate risk.
The Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2019 shows that finance for climate action reached USD 579 billion in 2017/2018, yet still falls far short of the economy-wide transition needed.
In this study, CPI identifies the changes the Paris Agreement implies for the role of Development Finance Institutions – specifically members of the IDFC – and how they may implement these changes through targeted activities.
The Energizing Finance series, developed by Sustainable Energy for All in partnership with Climate Policy Initiative, is the first and only in-depth attempt to capture multiple years of data on finance for the two key areas of energy access: electrification and clean cooking.
Climate Policy Initiative, with the support of Agence Française de Développement and the Advisory Finance Group of the World Bank, have examined the risks to the economy of South Africa – and its government, municipalities, companies and financial institutions – from a global economic transition to a low-carbon economy.
Annual money for climate action surpasses the half-trillion dollar mark
Implementing Alignment with Paris for the International Development Finance Club
Energizing Finance: Understanding the Landscape 2019
Understanding the impact of a low carbon transition on South Africa
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This brief outlines the current state of global finance for climate adaptation by sources and intermediaries, sectors, financial instruments deployed, and region of destination. It also presents the significant data and theoretical gaps that exist in adaptation finance reporting and includes a brief overview of potential new data sources and recommendations to improve adaptation finance tracking going forward.
This post originally appeared in Economic Times.
Three weeks of lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic and India’s economy will take a beating that could be worse than the lukewarm condition it was already at over the last few years. Estimates show that the lockdown could bring the country’s growth down to 2.5% from 4.5% projected ...
Amazon conservation policy in Brazil has long focused on containing deforestation pressures. Yet, tropical forest regrowth expanded significantly in recent decades, despite the lack of targeted policy efforts to promote or protect regeneration.
A deep economic crisis is expected in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic health crisis. We applaud the quick action of governments in supporting health workers and institutions, the business sector, and different communities. However, if taxpayer-funded bailouts are not implemented properly we can worsen another crisis: global climate change.
We cannot afford to miss a rare opportunity to enact ...
This post originally appeared on Climate Home News.
The $16 trillion dollar wipeout in global stock markets over the past month highlights the serious vulnerabilities of our economic system to shocks. Around the world, millions became unemployed practically overnight and millions lost a huge portion of their savings. These events will have catastrophic consequences for people’s well-being and will ...