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Limiting global temperature rise to below 1.5°Celsius while achieving sustainable development will require trillions in new investments, and a deliberate shift toward low-carbon, climate-resilient economic models.

With deep expertise in policy and finance, CPI’s analysts and advisors help governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive economic growth while addressing climate change. Our Climate Finance program, a 70-person team led by Dr. Barbara Buchner, works to drive low carbon, resilient investment at scale.

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Latest work

Blog

Blog: The Path to Decarbonizing India's Steel and Cement Industry

This blog highlights the urgent need for strong public policy and financial support in India to align two of the country’s largest CO2-emitting industrial sectors with long-term, low-carbon pathways.

Blog

Blog: Ways to de-risk Climate Finance

This blog highlights the need to lay out a comprehensive plan for de-risking climate finance with a domain-centric approach to ensure that finance flows towards solving the global climate problem.

Publication

The Role of End-User Subsidies in Closing the Affordability Gap

Electricity access remains a significant global challenge, with only incremental progress made to date towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 7. Affordability plays an important role in determining whether households gain and maintain access to electricity.

Publication

Mobilizing Green Finance while Managing Climate Finance Risk in India

Climate change has far-reaching impacts that are not limited to a particular sector or geography; it impacts the entire financial system. If left unchecked, this impact will be severe. This brief identifies key areas of intervention that would achieve the twin objectives of increasing finance for green activities and managing climate-related financial risk.

Publication

What Makes a Transition Plan Credible? Considerations for Financial Institutions

The brief highlights six necessary elements that every climate transition plan should address for a credible transition plan.

Publication

Paris Alignment of Power Sector Finance Flows in India: Challenges, Opportunities, and Innovative Solutions

This brief identifies the challenges and opportunities in financing India’s ambitious renewable energy targets.

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Team

Aishwarya Chauhan

Digital Communications Assistant

Albertus Prabu Siagian

Analyst

Alex Clark

Consultant

Alke Rabinsa Haesra

Analyst

Angel Jacob

Consultant

Angela Ortega Pastor

Analyst

Angela Woodall

Senior Design Associate

Anna Balm

Project Manager for GNIplus Kenya

Arun Kumar Jain

Senior Finance Officer

Barbara Buchner

Global Managing Director

Baysa Naran

Senior Analyst

Ben Broché

Associate Director

Benjamin Thomas

Analyst

Brurce Muhammad Mecca

Analyst

Carla Orrego

Project Manager

Caroline Dreyer

Senior Communications Associate

Chavi Meattle

Senior Analyst

Costanza Strinati

Senior Analyst

Daniela Chiriac

Senior Consultant

Danielle Knight

Chief Financial Officer

Dharshan Wignarajah

Director

Dhruba Purkayastha

India Director & USICEF Director

Donovan Escalante

Senior Manager

Elana Fortin

Junior Design Associate

Eyerusalem Masale

Project Assistant

Felipe Borschiver

Senior Analyst

Githungo Wakaba

Analyst

Greta Dobrovich

Junior Analyst

Haysam Azhar

Junior Analyst

Howard Bamsey

Board of Directors

Jake Connolly

Analyst

Josh Wheeling

Senior Data Visualization Associate

Júlio Lubianco

Senior Communications Associate

Kathleen Maeder

Junior Program Associate

Keren Gross

Operations Manager

Khin Khin Wong

Senior Accountant

Kushagra Gautam

Manager

Lidya Jalius

Senior Operations Associate

Luthfyana Kartika Larasati

Senior Analyst

Matthew Solomon

Analyst

Melody Salerno

Assistant Operations Associate

Morgan Richmond

Senior Analyst

Muhammad Ery Wijaya

Senior Analyst

Muhammad Zeki

Analyst

Neha Khanna

Manager

Nicole Pinko

Senior Analyst

Paul Brest

Board of Directors

Paul Rosane

Analyst

Pedro de Aragão Fernandes

Analyst

Priscilla Negreiros

Manager

Rachel Kyte

Board of Directors

Rajashree Padmanabhi

Analyst

Renata Canini

Analyst

Rindo Saio

Senior Communications Associate

Rob Kahn

Head of Communications

Rosaly Byrd

Senior Program Associate

Sagar Srijan Joshi

Senior Analyst

Sandra Guzmán

Manager

Sean Stout

Analyst

Shabdita Bajpai

Finance Associate

Stewart J. Paperin

Board of Directors

Suparna Dalal

Senior Operations and Program Associate

Thomas C. Heller

Chairman of the Board and Senior Strategic Advisor

Tiza Mafira

Associate Director

Ubaldo Elizondo

Senior Manager

Valerio Micale

Senior Manager

Vikram Widge

Senior Advisor

Vivek Sen

Senior Manager

Yash Kashyap

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