Civil society statements to the Green Climate Fund Board

On July 9, 2015, in finance, by cj-info-admin

The Green Climate Fund Board met in Songdo, South Korea, for its 10th meeting,  from 6-9 July. The Fund agreed to approve 13 financial entities, among them Deutsche Bank (the 10th largest backer of coal globally), in spite of the advise and better efforts of civil society. In response, a coaltion of NGOs issued a statement [...]

Pre-2020 Action – Climate Justice Brief

On June 11, 2015, in equity, finance, solutions, by cj-info-admin

At UN climate talks being held in Bonn 1-11 June, climate justice groups have been alarmed at the lack of fairness and ambition, particularly regarding the immediate action that needs to take place to cut emissions, fund adaptation, and spark an energy revolution. In this brief they outline five things that need to happen in the [...]

Climate Finance – Climate Justice Brief

On June 8, 2015, in climate justice, finance, by cj-info-admin

Climate justice groups present in the #SB42 / ADP2015 Climate talks in Bonn, Germany, released this brief on the state of climate finance. In it they address the following key questions: How much money is needed, and in what form? Should climate finance seek to “leverage” private finance? What role should the Green Climate Fund play? [...]

Background Notes on Key Issues in the Lima Talks

Observers at the Lima Climate conference released the following background notes to explain the issues at play. Including on: The process and type of deal on the table El proceso y la forma del acuerdo Loss and Damage Daños y Perdidas A moratorium on carbon markets Climate Finance Review of the 2020 Targets Infographic on [...]

The problem with ‘private climate finance’

On November 15, 2013, in finance, by Admin

Groups here released a brief on the issue.

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