Finance and Debt
Vulnerability and Costs
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Paris Climate Justice Briefs #9
By Third World Network, Earth in Brackets, ActionAid, LDC Watch, and others, Dec 2015
This policy briefing is an introductory piece on climate finance. It outlines the principles of ‘historical responsibility’ and the key issues surrounding the transfer of funds from rich, high emitting countries to poorer ones. It also discusses various forms of climate finance (export credit, private investment, green climate fund etc) and outlines a best outcome for what is needed from the climate negotiations in Paris in 2015.
Climate Justice Brief
By ActionAid, Friends of the Earth - US, - EWNI, Institute for Policy Studies, and others, June 2015
This policy briefing is an introductory piece on climate finance. It defines climate finance as the “transfer of public funds from developed countries to developing countries to support action on climate change”. It says that “hundreds of billions, if not trillions, of dollars of reliable public grant money is needed”. It also outlines the role of the Green Climate Fund and a broader plan of action.