In the News | Apr 03 2017

Climate change was to blame for a devastating mudslide that washed away large swaths of the town of Mocoa in southwestern Colombia, leaving more than 250 people dead, according to the country’s president and its senior United Nations official.

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 18, 2017.  REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
In the News | Mar 30 2017

Norway's greenhouse gas emissions will fall to around 1990 levels by 2020, the government said on Wednesday, far from original goals of deep cuts for an economy struggling with high emissions from oil and gas.

Hellshire Beach, Jamaica (Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation)
In the News | Mar 28 2017

Pollution and warmer temperatures have killed reefs off the shore of Hellshire Beach, allowing waves to pound it and wash away the sand.

Amazonas has some of the dirtiest and most expensive electricity in the country (Pic: Flickr/Monica Posada)
In the News | Mar 27 2017

Bids have been invited for a renewable power auction in May, to wean the Amazonas region off reliance on fuel imports.

A Sudanese woman fills water bottles held by a young boy in North Darfur state. Within two decades 600 million children will be in regions enduring extreme water stress. Photograph: Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images
In the News | Mar 22 2017

Unicef report says climate change and conflict are intensifying risks to children of living without enough water, and that the poorest will suffer most.

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.