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February 2017
World Resources Institute (WRI)

A new paper by World Resources Institute finds strong interest and opportunities for sustainable investing within the US institutional investor marketplace. But key barriers persist.

February 2017
University College London (UCL)

Existing flows of global climate finance (at least $391 billion per year) are sourced primarily from Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and project developers themselves.

February 2017
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

Providing electricity to the unconnected 1.1 billion people in developing countries is one of the top political priorities of the international community, yet the costs of reaching this objective are very high.

February 2017
Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy (CSTEP)

Until recently, the on-shore wind power potential in India was officially estimated to be 102 GW at a hub height of 80 m. About 26 GW of this potential has been installed in the country.

January 2017
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

The increasingly interconnected nature of the global economy means that the impacts of climate change mitigation measures, or response measures, are not confined within the borders of countries implementing them.

January 2017
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

This working paper presents an analysis of climate finance flows to Pacific Island states in 2010–2014, collectively and by country, as well as more recent data on flows from multilateral climate funds.

January 2017
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Ambitious national commitments, international agreements and rapid technological progress have prompted countries around the world to turn increasingly renewable energy to expand their power infrastructure.

January 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), New Climate Economy (NCE)

This Policy Paper describes the relatively new phenomenon of publicly-capitalised green investment banks and examines why they are being created and how they are mobilising private investment.

January 2017
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP), ideas42

Human demands on Earth’s natural resources have outpaced what can be produced. A shift to more sustainable growth is dependent on changes in current patterns of both production and consumption.

December 2016
International Labour Organization (ILO)

Climate change is relevant to virtually all other SDGs, including Goal 8 on decent work and economic growth. Uncontrolled climate change will not only compromise the ability of countries to achieve this goal, but could reverse gains in economic prosperity, social progress and poverty reduction.


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