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Policy impacts the availability and cost of capital from different groups of investors. Maintaining a mix of investors should help Germany meet targets at lower cost, while addressing economic curtailment could reduce onshore wind costs by 17% in 2020.
This study, which is part of the Land Use Initiative (INPUT), analyzes the Brazilian Forest Code from the rural producer's perspective and makes recommendations for compliance.
Report finds China plans $35-72 billion worth of Chinese finance for new overseas coal projects. In comparison, other nations plan $272-307 bn in investment.
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Slowing the Growth of Coal Power Outside China: The Role of Chinese Finance
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This week at Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) is making a call for action on municipal infrastructure finance, highlighting the financing needs of cities and their key role in driving sustainable, low-carbon and resilient growth.
Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) endorsed this call to action as part of our work to support cities’ access to ...
You might expect wind industry executives at last week’s AWEA Wind Energy Finance & Investment Conference 2016 in New York to talk enthusiastically about the transition to clean energy. But over the last year, utility companies and Independent Power Producers (IPPs) have joined them – proclaiming that that the clean energy future has arrived now – much sooner than any of us thought possible.
Challenges and Opportunities for Efficient Land Use in Mozambique: Taxes, Financing, and Infrastructure
Researchers at Climate Policy Initiative—as part of the New Climate Economy project—examined the challenges and opportunities for investing in agriculture and natural resources management, with the goal of laying out next steps toward more efficient and sustainable land use in Mozambique. Focusing on low-cost policy modifications, we found four ways to improve agricultural productivity and natural resource management.
In October 2016, the UNFCCC will publish its second Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows (BA). To inform this important exercise, CPI has reviewed climate finance flows for the years 2013 and 2014, as previously reported in our 2014 and 2015 Global Landscape of Climate Finance reports.
Since the first edition in 2011, CPI’s Global Landscape of ...
The Indian government has rightly made rooftop solar power one of its top clean energy priorities – here’s how they can jumpstart the nascent market.
With a bold goal of delivering 100 GW of solar power by 2022 India is helping to create one of the world’s fastest growing solar markets. Impressive strides have been made towards building out ...