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Green Climate Fund to channel cash via 20 partners

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The Green Climate Fund has agreed on 13 new finance partners but drew fire from campaign groups for including Deutsche Bank, a major coal investor. During the GCF board’s four-day meeting that held recently in Songdo, South Korea, it chose 20 accredited entities, tasked with submitting proposals for funding as well as channelling and leveraging tens of billions of dollars to poorer nations to help ...

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UNEP: Climate adaptation costs could triple

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A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows climate adaptation costs for developing countries are likely to be two to three times the current estimates of $70 to $100 billion per year. The UNEP Adaptation Gap report says this will happen even if global emissions are cut drastically to meet the agreed goal of limiting warming to less ...

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Civil society seeks shift in private sector investment at Lima talks

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Solving the problem of global climate change is impossible without huge shift in private sector investments, since this sector represents trillions of dollars with vast majority of economic activities around the world. This is the view of Civil Society in contributing to a discussion at the ongoing climate change talks in Lima, Peru. According to Dr. Thomas Jallah of the ...

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Christiana Figueres: Climate finance flowing, but inadequate

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Climate financing across the globe has hit record high to about $650 billion in the last two years, but UN climate chief Christiana Figureres says it is not enough to meet the growing financial needs to tackle global warming. A new financial assessment report presented to at the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru puts the lower range of global ...

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