En décembre 2015, la France accueille la 21e conférence climat. Les enjeux pour la planète sont cruciaux puisque les États doivent aboutir à un accord permettant de contenir le réchauffement global en deçà de 2 °C. La finance a un rôle important à jouer. Dans cette perspective, la Revue d’économie financière présente une synthèse des réflexions et travaux sur le sujet.
Étiqueté : climate finance
This new UNEP publicationaims to help raise awareness among local stakeholders regarding climate finance and the challenges and opportunities for GHG mitigation in the built environment. It provides an overview of the main climate finance mechanisms, and discusses their relevance to the urban context. It also discusses key considerations for measurement, reporting and verification (MRV), which is crucial for building trust and keeping track of climate change mitigation activities.
This Policy Update discusses developing countries’ finance needs and the effectiveness of different finance instruments based on a global review. (© Ecofys)
This OECD paper explores how different communities view climate finance effectiveness; the policies or institutional pre-conditions that facilitate effectiveness; and how effectiveness is currently monitored and evaluated. The paper concludes by discussing the conflicts and trade-offs encountered in assessing effectiveness and a possible way forward in balancing multiple views and priorities.
This paper attempts, first, to assess foreign aid effectiveness in fostering green city procedures in developing countries
Climate finance will play an increasingly important role in international efforts to address climate change over the next decade…
This WRI report draws on the experiences of six developing countries to examine how public climate finance can help meet the significant investment needs of developing countries by creating attractive conditions for scaled-up investment in low-carbon energy
This IEA report examines the current role of climate finance in funding EE projects and the potential to channel funds to relevant EE projects in developing countries under the new Green Climate Fund (GCF).
(…) By compiling data from a wide range of sources, we create the most comprehensive snapshot to-date of the current state of German climate finance. Our research suggests that EUR 37 billion, or 1.5% of GDP, was invested in 2010 to support the German transition to a low-carbon economy…
The book assesses the challenges of climate finance in the context of the post-Copenhagen negotiations and compares financing based on market mechanisms to public finance vehicles
This publication analyzing the major Conferences of the Parties with their main legal, structural, and policy responses to climate change. The near-disaster 2009 Conference of the Parties-15 in Copenhagen empirically demonstrated that the UN machinery is incapable of moving forward fast enough to produce a global climate deal. Moreover, international climate policy, as it has been understood and practiced by many governments of the world under the Kyoto Protocol approach, has failed to produce any discernable real world reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases since the mid 1990s. (© Rafael Leal-Arcas)
This SEI’s working paper explores what historical patterns of investment reveal about the potential for the private sector to play a significant role in raising and delivering climate finance, specifically in the context of the adaptation needs of developing countries.
a paper on climate change financing, in Science
This paper presents an overview of existing practices by summarizing the findings from an extensive survey of various institutions, drawing on the lessons learned from development finance, the public and private activities of international financial institutions and experience with market-based instruments
In this paper, CPI assesses the current status of the climate finance landscape, mapping its magnitude and nature along the life cycle of financial flows, i.e. the sources of finance, intermediaries involved in distribution, financial instruments, and final uses. After presenting estimates of current flows based on available data, describing the methodology, and discussing the sources of data, we offer recommendations to improve further data-gathering efforts.