Climate finance

Climate, COVID-19, and the Developing Country Debt Crisis Apr 2021 - Debt for climate swaps may represent part of a larger approach to address the COVID-19, economic, climate triple crisis. This working paper explores potential criteria for prioritising potential partner countries to pursue such approaches.
Renovation in Poland Jan 2021 - In the coming years, Poland will gain access to unprecedented funds for thermal modernization of buildings. Limited monitoring of financial flows in the area of buildings renovation creates a risk of only partial and inefficient use of this opportunity.
Unpacking the finance sector’s climate related investment commitments Sep 2020 - This report provides insights into the magnitude and ambition of financial institution’s climate-related investment targets, and investigates their relationship with GHG emissions in the real economy.
Aligning transport investments with the Paris Agreement Sep 2020 - We assess the EIB's transport-related investment portfolio 2015-2019 and propose evaluation criteria to align transport investments with the Paris Agreement.
Six Memos on the Multilateral Development Banks’ Paris Alignment Approach Mar 2020 - Principles and recommendations for robust alignment of MDB lending activities from NewClimate, Germanwatch, and the World Resources Institute.
Tracking climate-related investments and finance flows Jan 2020 - This paper discusses ways to identify investments that can be accounted as low-carbon activities and offers further recommendations regarding the solutions that help to reduce the gap between current financial structures and the objectives of the national low-emission transition.
How could the concept of an “overall mitigation in global emissions” (OMGE) be operationalized under the Paris Agreement? Jun 2019 - This paper addresses questions that have been raised in relation to OMGE. It draws on a study conducted by Lambert Schneider and NewClimate Institute.
Domestic Landscape of Climate Finance Feb 2019 - This publication describes existing methods to track climate finance and illustrates how these can be helpful for different stakeholders, with a specific focus on Poland.
Toward Paris Alignment: How the Multilateral Development Banks Can Better Support the Paris Agreement Dec 2018 - This report describes a new Paradigm for Multilateral Development Banks to contribute to the fight against climate change, and provides recommendations on how the MDBs can transition from the current Climate Finance Paradigm to the new Paris Alignment Paradigm.
Allianz Climate and Energy Monitor 2018 Nov 2018 - The Allianz Climate and Energy Monitor ranks G20 member states on their current attractiveness as potential destinations for investments in low-carbon electricity infrastructure. It further considers their current and future investment needs in line with a trajectory compatible with the 2°C/1.5°C temperature limits of the Paris Agreement.