In paragraph 6 of it's October 12, 2017 Communique, the G24 again urges the CIF's donors to authorize the use of reflows to enhance financing from the Clean Technology Fund.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'You can only be smacked in the face by evidence so many times and not see some kind of pattern,' says scientist.
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.
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.