Blogpost
23 September 2019
Blog Platzhalter

With 2015 to 2019 as the hottest five-year period ever measured and climate impacts getting ever more severe and frequent, the immediate and determined implementation of the goals mutually agreed on in the Paris Agreement is more urgent than ever. UN Secretary-General António Guterres has therefore invited governments, the private sector, civil society and international organisations to the UN Climate Action Summit 2019 starting today in New York. Focussing on ambitious solutions and announcements of more ambitious climate targets, the summit is meant to be the starting signal for a “race to the top”.

Publication
12 December 2014
Cover CFAS Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows 2014
Climate Finance Advisory Service Guide

This guide provides climate change negotiators with a synopsis of the key elements in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)’s Biennial Assessment of climate finance flows. This is of relevance not only to the overall landscape of climate finance, but also to the emerging new global agreement on climate change, to be agreed at the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties in Paris in 2015.

Publication
18 June 2013
FSF

One in a series of Open Climate Network (OCN) papers, this assessment looks at the Fast-Start Finance (FSF) contributions from Germany.

Publication
11 March 2013
GERMANWATCH'S SHORT REPORT ON THE THIRD MEETING OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

The third meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) took place in Bonn from the 8th to the 10th March 2013.

Publication
20 September 2011
Deckblatt: Institutions for Adaptation
Towards an Effective Multi-Level Interplay

Different institutions play a crucial role in order to promote adaptation to climate change in developing countries. As a contribution to the current political debate, in particular in the UNFCCC negotiations, this paper analyses key institutional approaches on the different levels and makes a number of concrete suggestions with a view to optimising the interplay between institutions on the different level.