Project proposals submitted to the Green Climate Fund tend to have a higher chance of approval when the proposal includes a strong climate rationale. Feedback from some SIDS and LDCs suggests that building a climate rationale can be challenging. This briefing aims to demystify the climate rationale process and provide some guidance on how to enhance the rationale.
De la CDN 1.0 à la CDN 2.0: qu'est-ce qui a changé dans les CDN des PMA de l’Afrique de l'Ouest?
La présente étude examine les premières et les secondes Contributions Déterminées au niveau National des onze pays les moins avancés de l’Afrique de l’Ouest à savoir le Bénin, le Burkina Faso, la Gambie, la Guinée, la Guinée Bissau, le Libéria, le Mali, le Niger, le Sénégal, la Sierra Leone et le Togo.
Utilisation of EU funds for the transformation of the transport sector
This report looks at EU funding that can support the decarbonisation of the transport sector in Lithuania, Romania, Poland and Hungary, and why emissions reduction projects can be at a competitive disadvantage.
Uncompensated claims to fair emission space risk putting Paris Agreement goals out of reach
Interacting adaptation constraints in the Caribbean highlight the importance of sustained adaptation finance
Climate justice and loss and damage: Hurricane Dorian, Haitians and human rights
Haitian communities were the locus of the majority of deaths and missing people attributed to the 2019 Hurricane Dorian and faced a series of distributional, procedural and recognition injustices. We investigate the historical factors and contemporary conditions of Haitian communities in The Bahamas that resulted in significant inequities, disproportional impacts and infractions of human rights.
Long term strategies: low carbon growth, resilience and prosperity for Least Developed Countries
Long-term, low greenhouse gas emission development strategies provide a beneficial space for Least Developed Countries to set out a visionary blueprint for a resilient, decarbonised future, compatible with limiting warming to 1.5°C.
Accounting for socioeconomic constraints in sustainable irrigation expansion assessments
Rejoining the Green Climate Fund is an easy win for the new Australian Government’s climate and foreign policy agendas
Australia left the Green Climate Fund in 2019, but its new government could stand to gain on multiple fronts by reengaging to deliver on both its climate and foreign policy objectives.
An assessment of the adequacy of the mitigation measures and targets of the respondent states in Duarte Agostinho v Portugal and 32 other states
This report provides an overview of the best available science and other key concepts of relevance to the achievement of the 1.5°C limit – i.e., the long-term temperature goal (LTTG) of the Paris Agreement – and assesses the adequacy of the mitigation measures and targets of the 33 respondent states in Duarte Agostinho v Portugal and 32 other States against the long-term temperature goal.