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Webinar: How to reach and move beyond $100 billion in climate finance

Online, 2015-11-20

Policy Brief – Background Report on Long-term Climate Finance(1.4 MB)

On November 20th 2015, Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) and CICERO gave a webinar on how to scale up climate finance to meet developed countries’ commitment to mobilize $100 billion per year for climate action in developing countries by 2020.

The presenters discussed how different sources of climate finance had performed over the last five years as compared to expectations, current investment levels, and potential solutions to meet developed countries’ commitment to mobilize $100 billion per year for climate action in developing countries by 2020 and to move beyond it. Join us to learn more about the most promising avenues for scaling up long-term climate finance for developing countries, and recommendations for next steps to catalyze new investments. A 20-minute presentation was followed by an opportunity for participants to ask the presenters questions.

About the presenters

Dr. Barbara Buchner is Senior Director of CPI. She leads its global climate finance program and directs the Venice office’s research and operations. In 2014, Barbara was named one of the 20 most influential women in climate change. She directs CPI’s work as Secretariat of the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, a public-private initiative that identifies cutting edge climate finance instruments with the potential to drive investment at scale.

Harald Francke Lund is a Senior Climate Finance Specialist with a law degree from University of Oslo. He led the Norwegian contribution to the UNSG report in 2010 and has held the positions of Deputy Chief Negotiator for Norway, Head of Emissions Trading Section at the Norwegian Environment Agency, and Advisor to the UNSG’s Special Envoy on Climate Change Jens Stoltenberg. He was project leader of the Background Report on Long-term Climate Finance prepared for the German Presidency 2015.