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.
Global Climate Finance: An Updated View 2018 shows that global investment toward low-carbon and climate-resilient actions reached a high of USD $472 billion in 2015, before falling to $455 billion in 2016.
Over their lifetimes, the nine 2018 Lab instruments have the potential to collectively mobilize multiple billions of dollars in investment, and reduce emissions by an amount roughly equivalent to the 2013 carbon footprint of Paris.
This four-report series looks at paths to renewable energy penetration in India along different dimensions including the social costs, macroeconomic impacts, environmental impacts, financial risk, and flexibility considerations.
US-India Clean Energy Finance (USICEF) is currently seeking applications from project developers, project proponents, and catalyzers in India’s distributed solar power sector, who could benefit from project preparation services and funding for early stage project development.
Global climate finance increases to $463 billion annual average
The Lab launches its 2018 class of 9 sustainable investment vehicles
An Assessment of India's Energy Choices
USICEF opens call for applications
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Climate Policy Initiative Energy Finance today launches its interim findings on increasing flexible capacity in India at the World Sustainable Development Summit in Delhi.
India’s deployment of wind and solar surged has surged in recent years thanks to ambitious government targets and dramatic cost declines that have made variable renewable sources competitive with coal capacity. But without policy intervention ...
The Land-use Finance Tool offers methodological guidelines to countries, jurisdictions and their partners to map public and private investments that support forest and climate objectives, and those which might be driving deforestation.
Para um país do tamanho do Brasil, promover reflorestamento em larga escala é sabidamente uma tarefa desafiadora. No entanto, pode também ser uma oportunidade única, dadas as características específicas e estratégicas do país. Internamente, o Brasil tem muito a ganhar ao encarar uma significativa fonte de ineficiência em seu uso do solo: enormes quantidades ...
Although promoting large-scale reforestation is no easy task, Brazil is uniquely positioned to reap substantial gains from undertaking this endeavor. Internally, it stands to benefit from addressing a key source of inefficiency in Brazilian land use: vast amounts of degraded and deforested lands currently serving no productive purpose. Reforestation could transform these areas into valuable environmental assets, whilst contributing to ...
As we reflect upon the progress Indonesia has made on climate finance in 2018, we anticipate an even more momentous 2019. Some highlights, from our perspective, include:
The COP24 ended with adoption of a “rulebook” containing guidelines for the Paris Agreement’s implementation in 2020. The rules for climate finance reporting under Article 9 of the Paris Agreement ...