Feature Story | Oct 05 2017

Officials and Experts from Zambia and Across Asia Reveal How Rural Communities Can Build Climate Resilience through Stronger Infrastructure, Better Weather Monitoring and Detailed Disaster Action Plans

Press Release | Oct 05 2017

Community-based actions and solutions to cope with climate change and disasters are gaining traction, particularly in vulnerable countries like Cambodia and its neighboring Southeast Asian countries. Climate-related disasters, such as prolonged droughts, flooding, and much stronger typhoons and hurricanes, have taken a toll on developing countries through loss of human lives and livelihoods as well as damage to critical infrastructure.

Feature Story | Aug 21 2017

The Stakeholder Advisory Network (SAN) on Climate Finance hosted its first Members Meeting in May, 2017 on the fringes of the UNFCCC Meetings in Bonn. The meeting was a critical milestone in a journey that culminated in the timely launch of the SAN by the CIF and other climate finance stakeholders at COP22.  

Feature Story | Aug 14 2017

The city of Luang Prabang, Lao PDR, will play host to the 2017 Forest Investment Program (FIP) Pilot Countries Meeting, on September 27-29. The FIP provides indispensable direct investments to benefit forests, development and the climate, with a parallel focus on enhancing partner learning and coordination.

In the News | Jul 31 2017

Just ask the investors: businesses in emerging markets can no longer afford to ignore the risks posed by the changing climate to their bottom lines.

In the News | Jul 24 2017

China’s solar industry is expected to produce 25 percent more panels in 2017 than last year, supported by domestic sales and demand from the United States and emerging markets, the head of a Chinese industry association said.

Scientists have found evidence that wildfires, like this one near Clayton, California, have been getting worse because of climate change - Reuters
In the News | Jul 13 2017

'You can only be smacked in the face by evidence so many times and not see some kind of pattern,' says scientist.

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Press Release | Jul 12 2017

Morocco received approval for a US $25 million loan from the Climate Investment Funds’ Clean Technology Fund (CIF CTF) for a project to generate solar power through an innovative hybrid Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV) solution.

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In the News | Jul 12 2017

Shipping companies are under pressure to phase out use of heavy fuels, as world’s first hybrid battery-powered cruise ship set for launch in 2018.

In the News | Jul 11 2017

India is emerging as a front runner in the global fight against climate change, the World Bank has said, noting that the solar power is gradually displacing coal as an energy source in the Asian country.

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