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Climate Report 2017: Brazil

Climate Finance and the Private Sector in the G20 States

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), one of the largest development banks in the world, provided in 2015 85 percent of the eleven billion US dollars for climate-related initiatives implemented by Brazil. Because of their dedication to the subject, the BNDES not only contributed directly to climate financing but introduced private players to the issue of ­“climate financing”. Despite this relatively positive starting point, ­private financing still rests on shaky foundations due to the economic crisis. more…

Karina Marzano Franco, Marina Caetano | July 6, 2017

Climate Report 2017: Argentina

Private Sector and Climate Finance in the G20 Countries

In 2015, Argentina allocated nearly 855 million US dollars for climate protection measures, the money for which was provided almost ­exclusively by the Latin American Development Bank and the World Bank. The remaining sum was brought forth by other ­actors, for example the Inter-American Development Bank and international climate funds like the Green Climate Fund. Within Latin America, Argentina, besides Brazil and Mexico, is one of the three countries with the highest climate protection budgets. more…

Dr. Christian Hübner | July 6, 2017

Climate Report 2017

Private Sector and Climate Finance in the G20 Countries

The G20 countries comprise two thirds of the global population as well as more than three quarters of the economic output, trade and CO2 emissions. Climate change is on the G20 agenda as a central future issue, also as an economic and fiscal challenge because corresponding investments of the private sector are a prerequesite for the fulfilment of the Paris climate protection goals. Our latest Climate Report, which continues the series from 2007, 2011 and 2014, provides answers to the question of the extent to which the private sector plays a role for climate financing in the G20 countries. more…

July 6, 2017

THE US PARIS AGREEMENT WITHDRAWAL: CONSEQUENCES FOR MEXICO

This study concludes that Mexican society must understand the urgent need to combat global warming and work in partnership with the three levels of government, NGOs, the private sector and universities to create a system that will reach its potential in climate action . The Mexican private sector should continue its commitment to work with governments to create public-private partnerships. Mexico should increase its leadership in global action on climate change in order to negotiate new regional financial products for clean technologies through innovation. more…

Ph.D(C) Pablo David Necoechea Porras | July 3, 2017

Executive development program in energy and climate change

WORKSHOP

From May 29 to June 02, in Lima-Peru, the 15 best students from the Virtual Diploma Course of Executive Development Program in Energy and Climate Change were gathered so that, in 5 very intensive days, the in-person workshop could be held, which complemented and completed this academic project organized by OLADE, the EKLA-KAS Program, UNEP –DTU and the Canadian Cooperation. more…

Event Reports | June 20, 2017