• German court backs 'globally remarkable' climate law complaint

    30 April 2021

    The German Federal Constitutional Court has decided that the 2019 climate change act violated the freedoms of the young complainants by offloading the majority of the carbon emissions reductions to after 2030, in a decision described as "globally remarkable new standard for climate protection as a human right"

  • Green Climate Fund commits $1bn to new projects

    22 October 2018

    Funding awards for a ‘world first’ developing market green bank and a controversial water project in oil-rich Bahrain have been revealed as part of the latest in the embattled Green Climate Fund (GCF)’s disbursals.

  • Green Climate Fund criticised by NGOs for accrediting Deutsche Bank

    09 July 2015

    Several NGOs have penned an open letter to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), warning that its decision to appoint Deutsche Bank to handle its funds threatened its credibility on environmental grounds.