Climate Policy & Finance

We support a globally coordinated, just and equitable response to the challenge of catastrophic climate change, which affects the poorest countries and people the worst. Adequate, predictable, and additional climate finance and fresh thinking is needed for innovative ways to generate new funding for effective, efficient, and (gender-)equitable climate action, particularly for Southern countries. Our Climate Finance Program analyses  and monitors the emerging global finance architecture, especially public climate funds such as the new Green Climate Fund (GCF), and works to ensure gender-responsive climate financing.

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Climate Finance Fundamentals 11: The Green Climate Fund

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is the most important multilateral climate fund supporting developing countries in implementing their climate goals to meet Paris Agreement targets. Five years after Paris, what has the GCF accomplished and how can it better support transformative change?  This analysis provides an overview.

Climate Finance enables the poorest countries and peoples to adapt to climate change- but what does it entail?

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Climate Finance Fundamentals 10: Gender and Climate Finance

The Paris Agreement anchored gender equality and the empowerment of women as a core principle in its preamble, mandates gender-responsive adaptation and capacity-building efforts This analysis looks at the progress made, five years after Paris, in integrating gender in the climate funds supporting the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

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