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OECD   |  
Green Financing: Challenges and Opportunities in the Transition to a Clean and Climate Resilient Economy.

Greening the economy involves improving the quality of the environment and tackling climate change, and is a major policy, economic and financial challenge. Key issues that have emerged in this context relate to financing climate change mitigation and adaptation and how to close the financing gap to fund the needed low-carbon investments.

Category:  Climate Finance

IEA, OECD   |  
Insights from National Adaptation Monitoring and Evaluation Systems.

This document draws on insights related to current national approaches to monitoring and evaluation of adaptation, and puts them in the context of the international climate negotiations. Section 2 provides a definition of adaptation monitoring and evaluation, and gives an overview of the development of national approaches to adaptation monitoring and evaluation to date.

Category:  Public Financial Management

OECD   |  
Climate Change Adaptation and Financial Protection: Synthesis of Key Findings from Colombia and Senegal.

Developing countries are disproportionately affected by the rising trend of losses from climate-related extreme events. These losses are projected to continue to increase in future, driven by climate change and the accumulation of people and assets in high-risk areas. Effective climate change policies are needed to reduce the accumulation of risk, combined with instruments and tools to help retain, share or transfer financial losses if an extreme event occurs.

Category:  Climate Change Fiscal Risk Assessments and Management

WBG, OECD   |  
Managing Disaster Risk Related Contingent Liabilities in Public Finance Frameworks, OECD Working Papers on Public Governance, No 27

Natural disasters have caused, and continue to cause, a significant amount of economic costs. The costs of disasters are often, and to a large extent, shouldered by governments, especially in economies where private insurance markets are not well developed. Governments are asked to provide financing for explicit commitments made prior to a disaster, and are often under pressure to make payments for which no such commitments were made earlier.

Category:  Climate Change Fiscal Risk Assessments and Management

WBG, OECD   |  
The FASTER Principles for Successful Carbon Pricing: An Approach Based on Initial Experience.

The case for climate action has never been stronger. Current weather extremes, including storms, floods and drought, affect millions of people across the world. Climate change is putting water security at risk; threatening agricultural and other supply chains as well as many coastal cities. The likelihood of severe pervasive and irreversible impacts will grow without action to limit and reverse the growth of GHG emissions globally.

Category:  Fiscal Instruments for Climate Policy, Distribution, Competitiveness & Political Economy

WBG, OECD   |  
The FASTER Principles for Successful Carbon Pricing (2015)

The “FASTER” principles presented in this report lay out an approach that focuses on the emerging design features for successful and cost-effective carbon pricing policies drawn from initial and growing experience around the world.

Category:  Fiscal Instruments for Climate Policy, Distribution, Competitiveness & Political Economy

OECD   |  
National Climate Change Adaptation: Emerging Practices in Monitoring and Evaluation.

Developing countries are increasingly moving towards more strategic national policies and plans, the effectiveness of which will depend upon proper assessment of a given country’s vulnerability to climate change.

Category:  Public Financial Management

G20, OECD   |  
Disaster Risk Assessment and Risk Financing: A G20/OECD Methodological Framework.

This methodological framework for disaster risk assessment and risk financing is intended to help finance ministries and other governmental authorities in developing more effective disaster risk management strategies and, in particular, financial strategies, building on strengthened risk assessment and risk financing.

Category:  Climate Change Fiscal Risk Assessments and Management

ADB, AfDB, EBRD, EIB, IADB, IMF, WBG, OECD   |  
Mobilizing Climate Finance: A Paper Prepared at the Request of G20 Finance Ministers.

This paper responds to the request of G20 Finance Ministers in exploring scaled up finance for climate change adaptation and mitigation in developing countries. In so doing it builds upon and extends the work of last year‘s U.N. Secretary-General‘s High Level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing (AGF). Its starting point is the commitment made in the Copenhagen Accord and Cancun Agreements on the part of developed countries to provide new and additional resources for climate change activities in developing countries.

Category:  Climate Finance