NEWS: ‘Stress tests’ for international finance from rising climate impacts, as UN report calls for banking cultural shift
NEWS: Government move to stop funding cheap petrol and diesel hailed as major progress by World Bank’s Rachel Kyte
COP18: NGO community rallies round poorest countries urging them not to sign up to a watered down deal at the UN climate talks in Doha.
Talks through the IMO make solid progress towards compromise following 15 years of discussions to tackle CO2 emissions from shipping.
Allegations of financial incentives offered ahead of recent vote on GCF’s location highlight fund’s vulnerability to corruption. With the climate stakes so high, Alice Harrison says there is no scope for sleaze
Second meeting of the Fund’s board will vote on Saturday but ‘dangerous precedent’ being set as NGO access and input is severely limited.
The Green Climate Fund board may have met for the first time but there remain far too many unanswered questions on raising and spending cash to combat climate change.
Candid comments and calls to slash red tape suggest increased urgency at the UN climate finance workshop’s final session.
Discussions in Bonn turned to identifying specific sources of funding and how they might be able to turned into action on the ground, but old disputes meant there was no clear winner.
Updates from the first day of the UN workshop on climate finance as diplomats and NGOs gather to discuss how to raise and distribute the billions of dollars required to prepare for, and limit the impacts of climate change.
Cutting costs and carbon emissions more important drivers than public image and branding, according to new study by advisory group Grant Thornton.
BRICS group, which includes India and China, begins work on development bank exclusively for emerging economies to counter perceived Western bias among existing organisations.
Six key climate change messages to take away from the World Economic Forum summit.
Yvo de Boer says absence of private money will leave fight against climate change “in big trouble”.
Disagreements over use of money from big business and so-called Robin Hood taxes blot positive session.
European Investment Bank throws weight behind UK’s Thanet Offshore project.
Online portal allows public to access data on donor and recipient countries of climate change finance.
They’re not usually singled out for praise but many in the banking and finance sector have got their sustainability house in order and look set to top-up shrunken climate funds.