Climate Transition Risk
Emissions Accounting in Managed Coal Phaseout Finance
Financing early coal retirement creates a potential dilemma for financial institutions: adding emissions-intensive assets to the financing institution’s portfolio during a time when financial institutions are increasing efforts to reduce the emissions covered in their portfolios. This brief outlines several approaches to deal with this possible friction.
Climate Finance in Indonesia: A landmark 2022 lays solid foundation for action in 2023
As Indonesia took up the mantle of G20 presidency, 2022 was a particularly momentous year filled with opportunities to examine the country’s climate finance landscape, improve the underpinning regulatory framework, and foster greater global cooperation on ensuring just energy transitions. Here is a reflection of progresses we have achieved in both sustainable finance and energy transition areas last year and a preview of what is underway for 2023.
Are Indonesian Banks Ready to Account Climate-related Matters?
Based on a focus group survey involving Indonesia’s major commercial banks, Climate Policy Initiative has analyzed the country’s financial sector readiness and progress in assessing, reporting, and disclosing climate-related matters against national guidelines and international best practices.
Climate Risks and Opportunities
More than 75% of Indian districts are hotspots for extreme climate events. The white paper discusses the current state in Indian Financial sector and emerging directions.
Busting the myths around public investment in clean energy
The commentary addresses some of the current criticism around public investment in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation, and outlines why an expanded range of investment approaches are needed now to avoid significantly more additional costs and other negative impacts in the years to come.
Mapping the Effect of Deforestation on Rainfall: a Case Study from the State of Mato Grosso
In this insight, CPI/PUC-Rio shows that Amazon deforestation affects rainfall in the state of Mato Grosso – one of the most important agricultural hubs in the world, home to more than three million people, and 8 hydroelectric power plants.
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.
Understanding the impact of a low carbon transition on Uganda’s planned oil industry
Since 2013, the value of Uganda’s oil reserves has fallen more than $40bn (70%) to $18bn. Under a low-carbon transition aligned with Paris goals, the value of the oil could drop further, to 88% of its value seven years ago.