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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

Publication

A Framework for Tracking Cooling Investment

Global cooling needs are significant and expected to continue growing rapidly. This knowledge brief proposes a new approach to identify and track cooling transactions.

Publication

Improving the impact of fiscal stimulus in Asia: An analysis of green recovery investments and opportunities

India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, and South Korea have together announced a total of USD 884 billion in COVID-19 recovery stimulus packages. This study maps the ‘greenness’ of these fiscal stimulus measures and their contribution towards country-level climate objectives.

Blog

3 lessons from India for achieving clean and accessible energy

97% of Indian households now have access to electricity with an average of 20.6 hours of grid-electricity supply. But there are still gaps that need to be filled for India to achieve its vision of 24/7 uninterrupted electricity supply.

Blog

Scaling Climate Finance in China

Recent developments indicate that China is taking serious steps to meet its climate ambition, with finance playing a center role.

Publication

The Potential for Scaling Climate Finance in China / 中国扩大气候金融规模的潜力

This report provides an overview of the potential for climate finance, green finance and innovative finance to accelerate China’s decarbonization and support its transition to a green economy.

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South African Climate Finance Landscape 2020

This Landscape informs ongoing efforts by the Government of South Africa to understand how climate finance flows throughout the economy.

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Adaptation Finance in the Context of Covid-19

As we enter a new year is that there is not only an array of tools at our disposal to tackle this existential challenge, but also growing recognition of the urgency to do so.

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Guidelines for Building a National Landscape of Climate Finance

We outline the process for developing a national climate finance landscape in four steps. By working through each step, countries will learn key insights to how, when, and from whom finance is flowing towards climate action.

Team

Albertus Prabu Siagian

Analyst

Alex Clark

Consultant

Alke Rabinsa Haesra

Analyst

Angel Jacob

Senior Communications Associate

Angela Falconer

Director

Angela Woodall

Senior Design Associate

Anna Balm

Project Manager for GNIplus Kenya

Arun Kumar Jain

Senior Finance Officer

Barbara Buchner

Global Managing Director and Executive Director, Climate Finance

Baysa Naran

Senior Analyst

Bella Tonkonogy

Associate Director

Ben Broche

Manager

Brurce Muhammad Mecca

Analyst

Carla Orrego

Analyst

Caroline Dreyer

Senior Communications Associate

Chavi Meattle

Senior Analyst

Cooper Wetherbee

Analyst

Daniela Chiriac

Senior Consultant

Danielle Knight

Chief Financial Officer

Dhruba Purkayastha

India Director & USICEF Director

Divjot Singh

Senior Analyst

Donovan Escalante

Manager

Federico Mazza

Manager

Felipe Borschiver

Analyst

Howard Bamsey

Board of Directors

Idan Sasson

Project Coordinator

Josh Wheeling

Senior Data Visualization Associate

Júlio Lubianco

Communications Associate

June Choi

Analyst

Kaye Bettney

HR & Operations Manager

Keren Gross

Operations Associate

Khin Khin Wong

Senior Accountant

Kristiina Yang

Project Coordinator

Kushagra Gautam

Senior Analyst

Labanya Prakash Jena

Manager

Lidya Jalius

Senior Operations Associate

Luthfyana Kartika Larasati

Senior Analyst

Matthew Solomon

Analyst

Melody Salerno

Assistant Operations and Communications Associate

Morgan Richmond

Senior Analyst

Muhammad Ery Wijaya

Senior Analyst

Muhammad Zeki

Analyst

Neha Sharma

Operations Manager

Paul Brest

Board of Directors

Paul Rosane

Junior Analyst

Priscilla Negreiros

Manager

Rachel Kyte

Board of Directors

Rajashree Padmanabhi

Analyst

Rob Kahn

Communications Manager

Rob Macquarie

Analyst

Rosaly Byrd

Program Coordinator

Saeful Muluk

Consultant

Sagar Srijan Joshi

Senior Analyst

Shabdita Bajpai

Finance Associate

Shreyans Jain

Analyst

Stewart J. Paperin

Board of Directors

Tatiana Alves

Manager

Thomas C. Heller

Chairman of the Board and Senior Strategic Advisor

Tiza Mafira

Associate Director

Valérie Furio

Analyst

Valerio Micale

Manager

Vijay Nirmal Gavarraju

Associate Director

Vikram Widge

Senior Advisor
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