Why is Asia such an important region for clean energy deployment? WRI experts respond.
The landscape of development finance is changing rapidly. Traditionally, international financial flows moved from developed countries to developing countries. In the last decade, however, major emerging economies such as China and Brazil have fueled a growing trend of South-South development flows by increasingly channeling their overseas investments to other developing countries.
The World Bank has begun an effort to strengthen its environmental and social safeguards. But how relevant will these safeguards be after the Bank’s parallel proposals to “modernize” the way it does business?
In consultations, a range of countries and interest groups have called for an energy strategy that supports sustainable development.
This post originally appeared on the World Bank blog Development in a Changing Climate
An update on the role of climate finance in the international climate negotiations.
WRI submitted comments to the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Trust Fund Committees suggesting ways to improve the CIFs Results Frameworks.
Can climate financing create transformational change?
p>The UN High Level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing (AGF) released a new report today to mobilize $100 billion in international climate assistance by 2020.