How committed is the Biden administration to reshaping U.S. foreign policy to save the planet?
“Green Climate Fund: A Performance Check” found that only seven percent of the $2.2 billion in funds already allocated to projects and programs will pass through national or subnational developing country institutions.
An initial assessment of whether the Green Climate Fund is living up to its mandate finds that its becoming a sideshow to big development banks.
Climate activists remain hopeful despite the potentially disastrous Trump administration.
The Green Climate Fund is supposed to finance the world’s shift away from fossil fuels. But fossil fuel-funding banks are eager to get on board.
An easy-to-understand “user’s guide” to the Green Climate Fund – the first international fund under the United Nations established to support countries in the global South build clean energy, climate resilient economies.
Washington just made a $500 million down payment on climate resilience in the developing world. But the fund’s choice of financial partners is raising some eyebrows.
Long-awaited U.S. Contribution to the Green Climate Fund Welcome – But Action Needed on Keeping Fund “Clean”
IPS Climate Policy Director Janet Redman comments on U.S.’s $3 billion pledge to the Green Climate Fund
The world’s two major powers lost a decade that could have been spent hashing out responses to climate change, the arms trade, and the global recession.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it’s going to take hundreds of billions more.
As climate activists converge on New York, world leaders will meet behind closed doors with corporate honchos who bank on fossil fuels.
After four years of negotiations over the framework of a new UN Green Climate Fund, countries have agreed on what are considered “essential elements” to make the Fund operational.
A coalition of nearly 300 civil society organizations mainly from developing countries are raising alarms that the GCF could be used to finance dirty energy
Will the Green Climate Fund – the UN body tasked with funding the transition to a clean-energy, climate-resilient future in the developing world – invest in fossil fuels?
As the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board prepares to meet in Bali, Oscar Reyes identifies some of the key issues that will shape an institution that is expected to become central in providing international climate finance.