China opposed six Green Climate Fund projects because the proposals flagged the risk of forced labour in the manufacturing of solar panels.
The UN’s flagship climate finance initiative can barely sustain its existing portfolio after a lackluster fundraising conference on Thursday
The UN’s flagship global climate fund looks likely to have to rein in its ambition, after France announced just a 4% boost in its contribution.
The Green Climate Fund suspended a $117 million forest conservation project in Nicaragua over escalating violence against indigenous people.
Developed countries pushed for more focus on private money while developing governments wanted more public money from rich nations
The fund aims to stop deforestation in the supply chains of major commodities. But campaigners are concerned over money going to big companies linked to irregularities
Joe Biden urged leaders of major emitting economies to step up efforts to roll out zero-emission vehicles, cut methane emissions and deploy carbon capture technologies
The UN’s flagship climate fund is struggling to clearly manage risks in its projects, an independent review has found, making it wary of taking on high-impact projects in developing countries
Indigenous people in Nicaragua have accused a Green Climate Fund project of exacerbating violence with settlers invading their land
The Green Climate Fund is making cutbacks to its project portfolio, while the US fails to deliver on a years-old funding pledge
The US wants to open the door for philanthropists and businesses to contribute to the Green Climate Fund, despite fund staff’s doubts
Without more money coming in, the Green Climate Fund’s head warned that the pipeline of carbon-cutting projects in developing countries would have to be cut
The outspoken diplomat, who famously described the Paris Agreement as a “path to failure”, will be remembered as a complex figure who fought for justice
A letter signed by 46 climate and green groups urges the White House to fulfill its $2bn outstanding pledge to the UN-backed fund and double its initial contribution
The GCF’s board meeting was held in Switzerland after some members objected to hold the session online, one delegate said