Do not measure the impact of the Green Climate Fund- only – by its billions
On 25 October, a conference was held in Paris to “replenish” the resources of the Green Climate Fund. 27 countries have made pledges, for a total amount of nearly $10 billion. Good news? Insufficient? For Alice Pauthier of [i4ce], the impact of the Green Climate Fund should not only be assessed against this figure. The Fund also has a transformational effect, particularly on the many financial institutions that, in order to access its resources, must follow an accreditation process. A process that may well become more and more demanding.
Climate stress tests: The integration of transition risk drivers at a sectoral level
Since 2018, and under the initiative of the NGFS, the network of central banks and supervisors for greening the financial system, several central banks and supervisors have begun to conduct their first climate stress test exercises to determine the vulnerability of financial institutions to climate-related risks. In order to help central banks to carry out this type of exercise, the NGFS published in 2020, its first guide to climate scenarios analysis that can be used in climate stress tests.
Renewable energies in China: From a proactive political approach to bottlenecks in the field
Publication in ID4D blog Sébastien Postic, Charlotte Vailles et Marion Afriat from I4CE’s Industry Energy and Climate team have recently published blog post on the Ideas for Development blog coordinated by Agence Francaise de Développement. The deployment of renewable energies is a challenge for all countries. It requires a major transformation in existing infrastructure and regulations, which needs to […]