Posted by Rachel Kyte on Thu 11/14/2013
This past week, we saw our future in a world of more extreme weather as Super Typhoon Haiyan tore apart homes and cities and thousands of lives across the Philippines.Scientists have been warning for years that a warming planet will bring increasingly extreme and devastating weather. Scientific certainty has brought climate change over the planning horizon, and the impact is now unfurling before our eyes.  This level of damage, with millions of people affected, will become more frequent unless we do something about it – fast.
 
Posted by Martha Stein-Sochas on Mon 11/11/2013
The CIF's dedicated private sector financing aims to address barriers to private sector participation in climate-related investments, such as the high cost of geothermal test drilling. Photo: CIF
Posted by Chiara Trabacchi on Wed 11/06/2013

Investment in projects that help countries adapt to climate change attracted around USD 20-24 billion in 2012, according to CPI’s recently published Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2013.  However, due to data gaps and limited understanding of private sector adaptation efforts, the Landscape 2013 only tracks public adaptation finance.

Posted by Mafalda Duarte on Tue 09/24/2013

 CIF’s competitive private sector set-asidesOver 30 proposals were received for the CIF’s competitive private sector set-asides. Winners will be announced in November 2013. 

Posted by Bradley Lyon on Wed 08/28/2013

Belize stormsBorrowing from the PPCR model, government, business, and community leaders in Belize are coming together to plan a climate resilient future. (video: Government of Belize et al)

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