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  • IDFC report maps green finance increase

    17/12/2014
    The IDFC Green Finance Mapping report shows that there is a steady scaling-up of green and climate finance commitments. Written with support from Ecofys and the World Resources Institute, the report maps green finance flows of member banks to the International Development Finance Club (IDFC) which comprises of twenty international, national, and regional development banks. In 2013, IDFC members p...
  • Climate action: NAMA activity increasing around the world

    09/12/2014
    There is an increasing global activity on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). The latest edition of the Annual Status Report on NAMAs, launched yesterday at the UN climate conference in Lima, counts a total of 118 NAMAs across all sectors and all parts of the world. Listed in the NAMA Database, this represents a growth of 20% over the last half year alone. In addition to a summary...
  • China, US and EU post-2020 plans reduce projected global warming

    08/12/2014
    For the first time since 2009, the Climate Action Tracker has calculated a lower projected warming over the 21st century than before—because of the new proposed post-2020 actions from China, the US and the EU. However, this is still not enough to limit warming below 2°C. The Climate Action Tracker is an independent science-based assessment of government climate pledges and actions. The latest upd...
  • New Resource Guide on integrating national and sub-national climate action

    08/12/2014
    With increasing emphasis placed on the role which cities and sub-national governments must play in delivering climate action, the need for effective integration of efforts between national and sub-national government is now more important than ever. A new guide to resources, prepared by Ecofys for the LEDS Global Partnership, identifies the barriers and opportunities for unlocking this mitigation ...