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Call for Projects: Low Carbon City Lab (EoI deadline 9 May)

April 18, 2016

The Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) is a Climate-KIC initiative aiming at unlocking climate finance for cities. LoCaL helps cities in better assessing their emissions, planning low carbon projects and funding them. LoCaL is currently supporting innovative projects in the following areas : Green Bonds framework development and training Capacity building for accessing climate finance […]

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Cities & Regions Launch 5-Year Vision for Climate Action at COP21

December 17, 2015

On the 8th December during COP21 in Paris, the Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA) focus on Cities and Regions highlighted the unprecedented level of sub-national government climate action and the wide mobilization of all actors who are joining forces to achieve large-scale transformation across wide territories. During the day, cities and regions from five continents representing […]

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C40 launches finance facility to unlock investement in green infrastrucutre

December 6, 2015

Green infrastructure is no longer out-of-reach for cities in developing countries thanks to the launch of the C40 Cities Finance Facility, a major project by C40, Germany and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) to provide the skills, technical assistance and connections to funding opportunities needed to unlock up to $1 billion worth of sustainable infrastructure in […]

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The State of City Climate Finance 2015

December 4, 2015

The first annual publication by the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance which identifies the gap between the current levels of investment in low-emission, climate resilient urban infrastructure and the volumes required to ensure a the world is on track to keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees. The report was launched at Paris City Hall […]

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Climate Finance for Cities: how can climate funds support urban development?

June 30, 2015

This report ‘Climate finance for cities: how can climate funds best support low-carbon and climate resilient urban development?‘ published by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) reviews the approaches taken by multilateral climate funds in the period 2010-2014 to support low-emission and climate-resilient development in developing country cities. It identifies US$842 million in approved climate finance […]

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Financing the Transition: Sustainable Infrastructure in Cities

March 26, 2015

The report ‘Financing the Transition: Sustainable Infrastructure in Cities‘  was commissioned by CCFLA members the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and published in March 2015. The report reviewed financing instruments commonly used to finance infrastructure and assessed their potential to finance the transition towards sustainable infrastructure, with a focus on energy efficiency and renewable energy. The report […]

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