Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change Finance, Climate change, Finance policy

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    Strengthening clean energy technology cooperation under the UNFCCC: Steps toward implementation

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2010
    The Copenhagen Accord has not led to a global target for greenhouse gas emissions and as a result bottom-up, national, and technology-specific policies are gaining importance. This paper discusses policies directed towards three areas relevant to the development of clean energy technology:
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    The economic cost of climate change in Africa

    Christian Aid, 2009
    The report aims to document and analyse the economic costs of climate change in Africa. It also seeks to contribute to a more detailed understanding of the costs involved for Africa in mitigating and adapting to climate change. This report includes five chapters, which cover:
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    The economics of the CDM levy: revenue potential, tax incidence and distortionary effects

    Science Direct, 2010
    A levy on the Clean Development Mechanism and other carbon trading schemes is a potential source of finance for climate change adaptation. An adaptation levy of 2% is currently imposed on all CDM transactions which could raise around $500 million between now and 2012.
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    The role of sector no-lose targets in scaling up finance for climate change mitigation activities in developing countries

    Ecofys, 2008
    This paper discusses the role of Sector No-Lose Targets (SNLTs) in financing for climate change mitigation in developing countries. It focuses on the preparation of SNLT’s and particularly looks at policy measures and high level issues under SNLT, compliance and next steps forward.
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    Stern Review on the economics of climate change

    HM Treasury, Government of the United Kingdom, 2008
    This report examines the evidence on the economic impacts of climate change and explores the economics of stabilising greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. It also considers the complex policy challenges involved in managing the transition to a low-carbon economy and in ensuring that societies can adapt to the consequences of climate change that can no longer be avoided.
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    Financing the global climate change response: suggestions for a Climate Change Fund (CCF)

    South Centre, 2008
    This paper examines the prospect of creating a Climate Change Fund (CCF) as an option for financing the global climate change response. It also looks at a breakdown of elements that would comprise the CCF.
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    World bank: climate profiteer

    The Sustainable Energy and Economy Network, 2008
    This report looks at the World Bank from a critical point of view and aims to expose the organisation as a “climate change profiteer.” Key findings include:
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    World Bank: corporocracy to carbocracy

    Equity & Justice Working Group, 2008
    In May 2008 a group of donors meeting in Germany proposed the establishment of two climate investment funds: the green technology fund and the strategic climate fund. This short brief considers how countries are able to access these funds and the involvement of corporate funding within this mechanism.
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    No additionality, new conditionality: a critique of the World Bank’s proposed climate investment funds

    Third World Network, 2008
    The World Bank is planning to establish a portfolio of climate investment funds (CIFs) to provide financing for climate-related activities. The stated objective of the funds is to provide concessional finance for policy reforms and investments that achieve development goals through a transition to a low carbon development path and climate resilient economy.
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    A challenging climate –what international banks should do to combat climate change

    BankTrack, 2007
    Commercial banks are of crucial importance in the transition to a low-carbon economy based upon energy efficiency and renewable energies. They are indispensable in mobilising and allocating the necessary financial resources for long run investment.