Climate mitigation and adaptation: How do bilateral donors fare?

The goal of last week’s U.N. Climate Summit was to spur support for a global climate agreement in Paris next year. Nonetheless, climate finance was still able to make its way into the agenda. Photo by: Rick Bajornas / United Nations

Last week, world leaders, development officials, and civil society and private sector representatives gathered in New York for the U.N. Climate Summit. The meeting lies outside U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change negotiations, and its goal was to spur support for a global climate agreement in Paris next year. Climate finance nonetheless made its way into the agenda, as France and a number of donors pledged $1.3 billion to the Green Climate Fund.

How would GCF spend this money?

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    Anna Patricia Valerio

    Anna Patricia Valerio is a Manila-based development analyst focusing on writing innovative, in-the-know content for senior executives in the international development community. Before joining Devex, Patricia wrote and edited business, technology and health stories for BusinessWorld, a Manila-based business newspaper.