A boat lies in the dry Cedro reservoir in Quixadá, Brazil. Climate change increases the risk of extreme weather events like drought. Photograph: Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images
In the News | Mar 21 2017

Earth is a planet in upheaval, say scientists, as the World Meteorological Organisation publishes analysis of recent heat highs and ice lows.

Press Release | Mar 14 2017

On March 13, the British newspaper ‘The Telegraph’ published an article about the Climate Investment Funds that contained a number of claims with which we strongly disagree:

The CIF Secretariat would like to provide some clarifications in the following areas:

The Purpose of the CIF

Nigeria Uses Fossil Fuels for Electricity
In the News | Mar 08 2017

Nigeria, Africa’s biggest oil exporter, may be about to turn sunward to generate more of its power.

Bhutan signs PPCR Project Preparation Grant (Photo: World Bank)
| Mar 07 2017

The project is supported by a preparatory grant provided by the Climate Investment Fund through the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Program (PPCR). 

Tree-planting project - photo: African Business
In the News | Mar 01 2017

International efforts to tackle climate change are beginning to permeate capital markets more deeply. 

In the News | Feb 28 2017

ADB Says China Needs Massive Infrastructure Investment.


This seven-acre solar plant now provides all the power used on Ta'u Island. Photograph by Daniel Lin
In the News | Feb 24 2017

The island of Ta'u in American Samoa now boasts a solar microgrid from Tesla's SolarCity.

In the News | Feb 23 2017

Mankind’s future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a new United Nations’ report.

Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program Photograph: Nespresso
In the News | Feb 22 2017

When a company does business that has positive outcomes not only for the customer and the shareholders, but for the environment too, everyone comes out ahead.

Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation
In the News | Feb 15 2017

Developed countries must urgently do more to promote energy efficiency says leading energy group.