Africa needs $2.8trn to meet NDCs, says CPI
China green bonds: the state and effectiveness of the market
Despite the strong growth in the Chinese green bond market in recent years, analysis by the Climate Policy Initiative's Donovan Escalante and June Choi shows there is still plenty policymakers and investors can do to boost how effective the market becomes
Could interest rate rises burst the bubble for renewables?
Could clean energy investment trusts help shield renewables against the normalisation of monetary policy, asks Matthew Huxham
Time for another walk in the Bretton Woods?
A radical new approach to climate finance is required, says Ian Callaghan
Mapping the finance for Paris
Ian Callaghan and Tessa Tennant examine who is doing what to help finance the commitments made as part of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
New shoots, old roots; the return of the yieldco
After a disastrous year in 2015, US yieldcos have seen their share prices rebound. Has the model turned a corner, asks Hamza Ali
COP blog: Improve private disclosure and integrate data into broader tracking efforts
Climate Policy Initiative
The Paris Agreement states that countries participating in the international climate negotiations shall make 'finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climate-resilient development'.
Helping cities in developing countries benefit from the green bond market
There are numerous ways in which cities in the 'global South' can tap into the green bond market, argues Padraig Oliver
People Moves - 17 June 2016
The latest moves at CPI, Trina Solar and S&P DJI
Climate finance smashes records thanks to major boost in private-sector investment
A 26% increase in private sector investment helped 2014 smash all previous records for climate finance, reaching $391 billion.