Posted by Matt Pueschel on Tue 12/02/2014

Iscar Blanco, of Voice of America, speaks to reporters at a journalism training on climate change (hosted with CIF) about the importance of covering relatable, accessible stories on the theme.Iscar Blanco, of Voice of America, speaks to reporters at a journalism training on clim

Posted by Andrea Kutter on Mon 11/03/2014

CIF mapClimate Investment Funds recently contributed to the recently released   Africa Agriculture Status Report 2014 : Climate Change and Smallholder Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (pgs. 103 – 105.)   This included sharing case studies from our experience on the ground.

Posted by Valerie Hickey on Mon 10/20/2014

Wetland homeAt the 12th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity happening right now in Korea, there has been a lot of talk about adaptation. Most importantly, how can nature help countries and communities adapt to climate change? 

Posted by Peter Malvicini on Tue 09/30/2014

Tajikistan is considered the country most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change in Central Asia, not to mention one of the poorest. Building adaptive capacity for climate change is one of the main activities of Tajikistan’s Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) and in early May, a broad range of stakeholders gathered in the capital Dushanbe to share, discuss and assess the progress being made in this area.   

Posted by Michele de Nevers on Tue 07/22/2014

Money and plants

At the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) summit in Copenhagen in 2009 developed countries committed to “a goal” of raising $100 billion per year by 2020 to help developing countries to cut carbon emissions and to reduce the dangerous impacts of climate change on their economic development.  

Posted by Barbara Buchner on Wed 06/25/2014

Barbara Buchner

The panel Billion vs. Million Dollar CIF Projects: Does Size Matter in Transformational Change? discussed the impact of mega-projects and smaller-scale projects. Barbara Buchner, Senior Director, Climate Policy Initiative talked to IISD about the effect of the amount of finance on delivering transformational change

Posted by Hans Joachim Sc... on Tue 06/24/2014

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

Hans Joachim Shellnhuber, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, illuminated the recent IPCC report on climate science and impacts, citing an urgent need to act immediately to lower emissions. He also gave a historical overview of greenhouse gas concentrations over time.

Posted by Jason Clay on Mon 06/23/2014

Jason Clay

Jason Clay, Senior Vice President of Market Transformation, WWF looks forward after moderating the panel Multi-National Corpotations and SMEs Working Together: Sustainable Supply Chains for the Future. He notes the importance of sustainable agriculture and adaptability in business plans and development strategies.

Posted by Evan Thompson on Mon 06/23/2014

Evan Thompson

Evan Thompson, Manager of the Weather Branch of the Jamaican Meteorological Service, describes how his country has prioritized science-based resilience planning.

Posted by Amal-Lee Amin on Mon 06/23/2014

Amal-Lee Amin

Amal-Lee Amin, Associate Director of E3G, reflects on the origins of the CIF. She explains why it was important, and novel, to develop a partnership between the multilateral development banks.