Friends of the Earth’s blog is a staff-run blog that provides policy analysis, insight and commentary about the environment and other progressive issues, advances our campaigns, and builds momentum for a healthy and just world.

Pro-poor Climate Finance: Is There a Role for Private Finance in the Green Climate Fund?

Apr. 9, 2013 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth, Publications / Tags: Climate change, Climate finance, Ifc, Karen orenstein, Wall street, World bank

New Report from Friends of the Earth U.S. and Pan African Climate Justice Alliance This week in Washington, DC, U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern is organizing the Ministerial Meeting on Mobilizing Climate Finance. This invitation-o...

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Assessing China's commitment to greening its overseas finance, one year later

Mar. 7, 2013 / Posted by: Rey Edward / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth / Tags: China pollution, China sustainable development, China sustainable finance, Chinese finance, Chinese overseas finance, Green credit directive, Green credit policy

How green can China be? Can China hold true to its commitment to sustainably financing overseas investments by requiring banks to consider international environmental standards when making loans? These are the tough questions China needs to ask in...

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