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Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2021

The 2021 Global Landscape of Climate Finance shows that global climate finance reached USD 632 billion in 2019/2020, a 10% increase from 2017/2018.

CPI is an analysis and advisory organization with deep expertise in finance and policy. Our mission is to help governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive economic growth while addressing climate change.

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Leveraging Policy Tools to Improve Impact of Financial Instruments in Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU)

This brief seeks to inform the development of new sustainable AFOLU financial instruments, as well as replication of existing ones in new geographies.

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How can we meet the urgency of financing climate action in cities?

One of the key challenges for cities to meet their climate goals is the availability of finance and technical expertise, especially in developing economies. However, opportunities exist to better understand the landscape of and sources for urban climate finance, what’s preventing its scale-up, and how choices at the municipal, regional, and national levels can optimize the environment for urban climate finance.

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Public Policies for the Protection of the Amazon Forest: What Works and How to Improve

This report consolidates the main findings of the academic literature that rigorously evaluates policies aimed at combating deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. Additionally, it draws on empirical evidence to propose ways of strengthening Brazil’s policy agenda for protecting the Amazon Forest whilst promoting the region’s sustainable development. The report thereby aims to contribute to the design and implementation of an effective policy framework for Amazon conservation.

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Building Climate Resilience in Cities through Insurance

The combined impacts of Covid-19 and the current onslaught of climate shocks and stressors emphasizes the need for protection systems for the future – where people are better protected from extreme risk.

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The Economics of Cattle Ranching in the Amazon: Land Grabbing or Pushing the Agricultural Frontier?

In this report, researchers from CPI/PUC-Rio dig deeper into the link between cattle ranching and deforestation in the Amazon to investigate the economic dynamics behind it.

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Blog: Indonesia wants a carbon tax, but with subsidies?

Indonesia is preparing a carbon tax to cut down emissions and free up funds for climate action. But a carbon tax on coal and fuels will not affect buyers as the cost is kept artificially low by government subsidies. To achieve its goal, the carbon tax should open a wider opportunity for Indonesia to refocus its state budget, and phase out its fossil-fuel subsidies. This blog highlights the key elements for the carbon tax to launch successfully.

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Cooling as a Service (CAAS) with Virtual Cold Chain Assistant (VCCA)

To better address food waste at the farm level, farmers—especially smallholder farmers—need access to efficient and clean cold storage solutions at affordable pricing. CaaS with VCCA helps smallholder farmers make decisions on lifecycle benefits, rather than upfront costs.

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Amazônia Sustainable Supply Chains Mechanism

The Amazonia Sustainable Supply Chains Mechanism leverages off-take agreements for forest-compatible products to provide upfront finance, technical assistance, and structural community resources that catalyze the bioeconomy and keeps forests standing.

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Data-Driven Energy Access for Africa

Data-Driven Energy Access for Africa uses artificial intelligence to standardize metrics related to customer repayment risk, improving access to capital for distributors and efficient intermediation of credit and grants to better serve customers.

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