In this OIES Energy and Environment Brief, Benito Müller looks at lessons from fiscal transfer mechanisms, i.e. instruments used to allocate central tax revenue to sub-national governments, for the allocation of (adaptation) resources by the Green Climate Fund.
Most of the fourth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) held in Bonn was taken up by deliberations on the Arrangements between the Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (Convention) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The deliberations were intense and in the end got bogged down […]
This OIES Research Paper by Benito Müller, Samuel Fankhauser, and Maya Forstater looks at the possibility of using Quantity Performance (QP) instruments for ‘wholesale’ mitigation funding through enhanced direct access to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) The Paper carries out an evaluation of such instruments in this context with respect to three key objectives of […]
This OIES submission to the UNFCCC Standing Committee on Finance on the occasion of its fourth meeting (15-17 June, Bonn, Germany) addresses one of the central questions of the main task of that meeting, namely to draft the text for the arrangements between the UNFCCC Conference of Parties and the Green Climate Fund: What does […]
The objective of this Report is to explore the potential for addressing developing country greenhouse gas emissions at scale through bilateral ‘Joint Commitment Framework Agreements’ (JCFA). It focuses on the potential to reduce the growth of coal-based emissions in the Chinese power sector through large-scale collaboration between European and Chinese enterprises in the production of […]
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