Posted by Rachel Stern on Tue 11/25/2014

Energy efficiency diagram

Investment from the private sector is essential for tackling climate change.  In order to limit warming to two degrees Celsius, the International Energy Agency has called for investments of US $1 trillion per year until 2050 to finance the transition to green growth. This target cannot be reached without increasing investments and innovations from the private sector.

Posted by Seth Collins on Fri 11/14/2014

Outside my window, flickering lights dot the Petionville hillside, illuminating the night. These lights, however, are mostly a result of illegal connections, and no one is paying for them. 

Posted by Valerio Micale on Wed 11/12/2014

Geothermal is competitive. Its low cost per unit of energy generated, when compared with other renewable energies and fossil-fuelled generation make it an attractive option for policy-makers in developing countries to meet growing energy demand.

Posted by Zhihong Zhang on Fri 11/07/2014

Solar collector field

The Government of India has recently set a new, truly ambitious target for solar energy: 100,000 megawatts additional generation capacity in the next five years.  To put the number in perspective, India’s current installed capacity of electricity generation from all sources of energy stands at 250,000 megawatts, of which solar accounts for just 2,700 megawatts.

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 Andrea Kutter on Wed 10/15/2014

CIF map - Africa & AtlanticClimate Investment Funds recently contributed to the 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 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.   

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