The latest annual Africa Progress Report, Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities, published by the Africa Progress Panel (APP), describes how African governments, the international public and the private sector can transform the r
The recently released 2014 Joint report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance indicates that multilateral development banks (MDBs), including the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment
The Overseas development institute (ODI) has released their annual report, Climate finance for cities: How Can International Climate Funds Support Low Carbon Resilient Urban Development. Succintly, the report concludes that transport is a key factor in urban development and has been the focus of climate financing from institutions since 2010.
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(GEF Washington D.C., December 09)– Transport is a crucial sector for sustainable development. When done right, transport can help expand economic opportunities and contribute to poverty reduction. However, rapid motorization is leading to congested cities, air pollution, accidents and rapid increases in greenhouse gas emissions – especially in developing countries – with global emissions from transport projected to increase 50% by 2030.
New York, New York- From November 5-7, the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) meets at the World Bank to set its investment strategy for the coming years. A new report offers recommendations for how GEF can deliver better progress to address transportation, the fastest growing source of energy related climate change pollution. GEF is a small but vital source of funding for low-carbon pilot projects and capacity building in the transport sector for dozens of countries.