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Feb
02

PROADAPT: How do we grow the market for climate resilience finance?

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Article by GCAP's Tom Downing for the IDB/NDF PROADAPT Private Markets for Climate Resilience project (repost via PROADAPT)

Global investment in climate adaptation is currently running around $25 billion per year. How much finance do we need? Can we get ahead of the game?

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Dec
14

Good news from the One Planet Summit

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Nov
09

COP23 Initial Impressions...

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Last year, we posted a series of audio-blogs outlining the key events of the 22nd Conference of the Parties as they unfolded. To continue with our tradition, we are commemorating the start of the UNFCCC’s COP23 with thoughts from GCAP CEO Tom Downing!

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Nov
08

What is the Value of Climate Resilience Products and Services in the Private Sector?

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... No one knows!

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Oct
05

SEI Working Paper - Climate finance in the Caribbean region’s Small Island Developing States

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According to the Centre for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology in Germany (by way of the Economist), rebuilding the Caribbean (including Puerto Rico) in the aftermath of Irma will cost nearly US$13bn. Critical to any reconstruction effort is an understanding of climate finance flows and what outcomes are produced for the communities. 

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