INTERVIEW: Green Climate Fund needs ideas with low-carbon wow factor - ex-head
Now the fund is up and running, it must start selecting projects that can make a real difference, says former director
As disaster losses mount, Sri Lanka develops tool to track them
Right now, "there is no uniform system to calculate losses, which is hampering disaster planning measures"
Insurers call on G20 to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020
"Climate change in particular represents the mother of all risks"
China's parliament proposes new environmental tax benefits -state media
The proposal is part of a much-anticipated new code aimed at curbing the country's emissions
New ways to lower investment risk seek to propel climate action
How do you boot-strap limited government funds into big cash? Find clever ways to lower the risk for private investors
Green Climate Fund seeks new director, more ambitious projects
Can projects approved so far by $10-billion fund shift the dial on low-carbon, climate-resilient development?
Green Climate Fund: Will the vulnerable be overlooked in a rush to spend?
The fund's board should not prioritise large-scale, business as usual investments but focus on solutions for the poor
Exxon shareholders pass measure that may put climate expert on board
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer called the measure a "watershed moment"
From rape to disasters, climate change a threat to women - funders
Women's organisations - and funders - are increasingly seeing climate change as a root cause of women's problems
Innovation needed to turn on climate cash tap for the poor
Once communities start seeking their own solutions to climate change, governments and others get interested