Thanks to plummeting unit costs, solar energy will be a crucial source of power for many countries working to meet their climate objectives by 2030.
High-level champions Laurence Tubiana and minister-delegate Hakima el Haite launch successor to Lima-Paris Action Agenda with promises of major new environmental commitments from companies and countries
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) will the join the conversation at COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco, riding the wave of the Paris Climate Agreement's entry into force, as the global community turns ambition into action, powered by climate-smart investments.
The CIF will participate in three flagship events on November 14:
Since the Paris Agreement was adopted in December 2015, a total of 189 countries have submitted their national plans that target aggressive growth in climate solutions—including renewable energy, low-carbon cities, energy efficiency, sustainable forest management, and climate-smart agriculture.
A landmark global accord to combat climate change officially entered into force on Friday, putting pressure on countries to start executing plans to slash greenhouse gas emissions to limit global warming.
A vision for making large-scale climate projects accessible to developing world on the occasion of the Paris Climate Agreement's entry into force
Mafalda Duarte, Head of the $8.3 billion Climate Investment Funds
Initial funding of $1 billion to be available in six months. Government hopes to attract pension and insurance funds as investors.
Current climate commitments are insufficient to reduce emissions by the amounts needed to avoid dangerous levels of global warming, says Unep report
The World Bank Group today released the following statement from World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on the eve of the Paris Climate Change Agreement going into force
The International Money Fund and the World Bank have long functioned as pillars of the global economic and financial order. But when it comes to financing the energy needs of the world, there’s a new leader: China.