The report gives an overview of environment and climate change financing. It discusses the roles of public and private sector, the role of financial markets and the management, allocation and delivery of finance. Furthermore, it also discusses the role of development cooperation in relation to climate change and other environmental financing. Finally, it presents recommendations for Swedish development cooperation.
The working paper is of high relevance to negotiators in the context of climate change finance under the UNFCCC and to countries seeking financing for their low-carbon growth and adaptation strategies. It also informs the debate of "new and additional" and the future role of bilateral financing institutions under UNFCCC article 11.5.
Successful EU and India collaboration will necessarily be focused in areas of common interest. While a primary aim of the EU is to catalyse large GHG emission reductions, India’s key interests are in supporting economic development and enhancing technology transfer. Areas of collaboration must therefore lie at the intersection of these objectives. This report recommends several specific areas that could prove productive sites for collaboration between the parties.
The Little Green Data Book is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 economies. Key indicators are organized under the headings of agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, energy, emission and pollution, and water and sanitation.
This compilation of brochures details a number of project finance programs available through UNDP with examples of funded projects.
An informational document guiding project proponents through the MDG Carbon Facility financing process for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). This document may also be useful for project developers not seeking Facility support but still considering using the CDM.