In 2015, the Paris Agreement set an important milestone in including Loss and Damage as a distinct article in, separate from adaptation, acknowledging many vulnerable countries facing severe climate change impacts that are “beyond adaptation”. Five years later, is there progress in securing financing for loss and damage?
Though many countries are already incurring loss and damage - including high income economies - vulnerable developing countries remain the most vulnerable and exposed to loss and damage from climate change impacts.
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.
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.