Low access to debt capital remains one of the key barriers to achieving the Indian government’s target of 40GW of rooftop solar installations by 2022.

With private contributions becoming increasingly pivotal to global climate finance, it is evident that scaling up and channeling private capital is crucial in meeting the goal of achieving the Paris Agreement and limiting global warming to two degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) become the first MDB to support the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), EBRD and the Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation (GCECA) have published a report providing recommendations for companies to integrate climate impacts into their investment deci

This how-to note focuses on the management of the fiscal costs associated with natural disaster risks.

The insurance industry, a sector with assets worth around USD 15 trillion, needs to urgently step up its low-carbon investments and prepare its portfolios for climate-related financial risks, according to an Asset Owners Disclosure Project report.

G7 countries (and others around the world) are in the early stages of an energy transition – including, in some areas, a shift away from the production and consumption of fossil fuels. This transition is being driven by decarbonisation objectives and policies, as well as a sharp reduction in the cost of clean technologies.

Despite the many proven interventions and commitments to combat NCDs, progress has been slow and uneven globally. The WHO Independent High-level Commission on NCDs was convened by the WHO Director-General in October 2017 to advise him on how countries can accelerate progress. The Commission’s report includes six key recommendations.

A special Cabinet meeting chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House yesterday approved the National Disaster Risk Management policy.

The Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), one of the flagship schemes of the present government, was launched in August 2014.

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) requires new business models, as well as adapted financial services and incentives, in order to scale out. The present study makes an inventory of the financial services available around the Climate-Smart Village AR4D project sites of CCAFS in 20 countries.

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