Paving the Way for a Climate-resilient Future with Launch of  Environmental Journalism Awards
| Feb 16 2018

CLIMADAPT, a $10 million program launched in 2016 by the CIF's Pilot Program for Climate Resilience and EBRD, has recognized the first winners of its environmental journalism awards aimed at raising awareness about climate resilience and adaptation.

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Solar investor, government and Bank sign agreements at international renewables conference in Abu Dhabi
In the News | Feb 12 2018

The Clean Technology Fund will lend up to US$ 3.9 million for the new Zadarya solar power plant in the South Kazakhstan region, near the city of Shymkent, complimenting an EBRD loan in local currency, Kazakh tenge, of up to an equivalent of US$ 8.8 million, for the solar park project that will be implemented by a special purpose company, Kaz Green Tek Solar LLP, incorporated in Kazakhstan and majority owned by Urbasolar.

In the News | Feb 12 2018

Over 11,000 people to benefit from awareness sessions and training to increase communities understanding of the linkages between climate change and their current land use practices. The project will be supported by $5.5 million funding from the Ghana Dedicated Grant Mechanism project.

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Solar panels will be installed on site of former chemical plant in western Ukraine
In the News | Feb 08 2018

The CIF's Clean Technology Fund, in partnership with EBRD, is supporting a new 36 MW solar plant in western Ukraine as part of a wider commitment to helping countries advance green energy.

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Photo - GhanaWeb: Okyeame Kwame  has been appointed as the Climate Change Ambassador
In the News | Feb 07 2018

Renowned musician Okyeame Kwame, real name Kwame Nsiah-Apau, has hit the ground running in his new role as the Climate Change Ambassador for the $5.5 million Ghana Dedicated Grant Mechanism project. The DGM is an innovative grant program for fighting forest loss is putting project design and funding decisions in the hands of indigenous peoples and local communities, giving them the power to set priorities and implement programs aimed at conserving their natural environment.

Carbon Engineering’s direct air capture plant in Squamish, British Columbia, one of the few such facilities in the world. Photograph: pembina.org
In the News | Feb 05 2018

How a tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western Canada could just provide the fix to stop the world tipping into runaway climate change and substitute dwindling supplies of conventional fuel.

Feature Story | Jan 24 2018
  • With over 10 million inhabitants in Kinshasa, traditional cookstoves in the capital have a very real and direct impact on deforestation in the country.
  • A change in the way Kinshasa families cook daily meals holds great potential for reducing emissions from deforestation.
The Lloyd’s building, home of Lloyd’s of London. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty
In the News | Jan 22 2018

Lloyd's of London to divest from coal over climate change

Lloyd’s, the world's oldest insurance market, will start to exclude coal from its investment strategy from 1 April. The definition of what is a coal company and the criteria for divestment will be set over the coming months. 

Norway's $1 trillion fund curbs holdings in biggest CO2 emitters

Drone used for aerial survey in the Rio Minho Watershed, Clarendon
In the News | Jan 17 2018
Drone used for aerial survey in the Rio Minho Watershed, Clarendon
In the News | Jan 10 2018

The last three months of 2017 were busy with activities for Cambodia's efforts on mainstreaming climate resilience in development planning, ideas for mainstreaming climate change adaptation, and more.

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