Adaptation and Resilience
There is an urgent need to spur greater investment into climate adaptation and resilience. However, current investments in adaptation constitute only a fraction of what is needed to avoid costly and catastrophic future impacts.
CPI tracks the current state of global finance for climate adaptation, and has published work that proposes solutions to increase investment and recommendations to fill data gaps in adaptation tracking.
This report explores the current state of finance for climate adaptation and proposes practical, near term solutions to both fill in knowledge gaps and to increase investment.
Despite the critical importance of adaptation finance tracking, significant data and reporting challenges limit our ability to capture the full picture of global adaptation finance flows in the Landscape.
Now, more than ever, development finance has a role to play in addressing both short and long-term needs, setting market signals, and taking risks the private sector can’t bear – all roles crucial for setting the trajectory toward a more sustainable future.
IDFC has conducted regular mapping of its member institutions’ green finance commitments since 2011. Climate Policy Initiative supports this effort by assisting IDFC member institutions filling out the survey, and checks, aggregates, and analyzes the data.
Indeks Desa Membangun Plus (IDM+): Enhancing Direct Incentives for Sustainable Land Use in Indonesian Villages
This paper proposes a two-part approach for a potentially sweeping, but relatively practical reform to encourage villages across Indonesia to adopt sustainable practices.
Climate budget tagging will help identify, classify, and weigh climate-relevant spending, thereby enabling the estimation, monitoring, and tracking of such expenditures
Insuring Systemic Resilience: Mobilising public-private insurance action to deliver pandemic and climate resilience
Leading voices from across public and private sectors debate the crucial intersections between climate risk, pandemic risk, financial resilience, and the role of insurance.
The Chinese green bond market expanded rapidly from 2016-2019, with more than USD 120 billion of cumulative issuance.
Indonesia needs to significantly scale up climate finance in the next ten years to achieve its NDCs. CPI’s upcoming study, Uncovering the Landscape of Private Climate Finance in Indonesia, is aimed at developing a first-of-its-kind approach for tracking private climate finance in Indonesia.