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- DocumentForest Carbon, Markets and Communities, 2013This report summarises some of the US Government’s experience with results-based finance domestically and in foreign aid, drawing lessons for REDD+. It also summarizes the US Government’s experiences with results-based finance for REDD+ and concludes by identifying some challenges to the US Government providing additional support for results-based finance for REDD+ abroad.DocumentLeeds University, 2013According to this investigation published by the Sustainability Research Institute (University of Leeds), there is a lack of evidence of either policy or practice of triple wins – adaptation, mitigation and development – significantly limits the capacity of donors to identify, monitor or evaluate them.DocumentLondon School of Economics, 2013According to this report, despite fossil fuel reserves already far exceeding the carbon budget to avoid global warming of more than two degrees Celsius, US$674 billion was spent in 2012 finding and developing new potentially stranded assets. If this continues, economies will see over US$6 trillion in wasted capital.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2013This paper presents a framework for measuring the effectiveness of national systems that deliver public climate finance; an approach that incorporates the policy environment, institutional architecture and the public financial system through which climate-based expenditures are channelled.Document
Mobilizing climate investment: the role of international climate finance in creating scaled-up low-carbon energy2013It is estimated that developing countries need US$ 531 billion per year additional investment in energy supply and demand technologies, between now and 2050, in order to limit global temperature rise to two degrees above pre-industrial levels.DocumentClimate Investment Funds, 2013This 2012 annual report of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), jointly produced by its partner multilateral development banks, provides an overview of CIF's activities in 49 pilot countries. So far CIF has pledged US $7.6 billion, funding 66 projects in renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean transport, sustainable management of forests and climate resilience.DocumentClimate Policy Initiative, 2012This paper analyses the challenges for designing Indian national policy to attract investment in wind and solar energy at a reasonable cost. It also examines the impact of national and state policies on various classes of renewable energy investors, as well as the overall relative costs or benefits of policies on the final cost of renewable energy projects.DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2012This discussion paper from the United Nations Development Programme examines the experiences of Asia-Pacific countries in establishing and managing extra-budgetary national climate funds (NCFs).Document
Plugging the energy efficiency gap with climate finance: the role of international financial institutions (IFIs) and the Green Climate Fund to realise the potential of energy efficiency in developing countriesInternational Energy Agency, 2012Energy consumption is growing in developing countries at a great pace and improvements in energy efficiency (EE) could provide opportunity for economic growth while providing broader access to energy and related services even from limited energy resources. This report underlines that moving the developing world towards a low carbon economy requires a scaling up of financing for EE.Document
Bilateral finance institutions and climate change: a mapping of 2011 climate finance flows to developing countriesUnited Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative, 2012This report maps for the fourth consecutive year bilateral finance institutions’ climate financial flows to developing countries. During 2011 the members of the working group accounted for nearly US$10 billion of climate change finance to developing countries and 13 per cent of all public climate finance; 74 per cent of these funds were allocated to mitigation and 26 per cent to adaptation.