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Data or Tool
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World Resources Institute
Overseas Development Institute
Climate Advisers
This workbook contains data from a detailed review of the 2010-2012 fast-start finance (FSF) contributions of five countries reporting the largest FSF contributions (Germany, Japan, Norway, the UK, and the USA) and from a supplemental review of the remaining FSF contributions from 31 additional countries and the European Commission. The database is...
Policy Report
Author:
Smita
NAKHOODA
Taryn
FRANSEN
Alice
CARAVANI
Annalisa
PRIZZON
Helen
TILLEY
Aidy
HALIMANJAYA
Bryn
WELHAM
Developed countries committed to provide US$ 30 billion in new and additional climate finance between 2010 and 2012 under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This ‘Fast-Start Finance’ (FSF) was an initial step towards mobilising climate finance at a level that reflects the adaptation and mitigation challenges these...
Discussion Paper
Author:
SMITA
NAKHOODA
TARYN
FRANSEN
Japan’s fast-start finance (FSF) commitment is one of the largest amongst developed countries, but it is important to consider the contents of this commitment. Japan has played a significant role in global efforts to finance climate change activities in developing countries, and its FSF commitments account for almost half of the FSF that developed...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Priya
BARUA
Letha
TAWNEY
Lutz
WEISCHER
This paper examines the development of the solar PV and wind industries across China, Germany, India, Japan, and the United States from 2001–2011. It takes a unique, comparative approach to track the policies and incentives put in place by these key competitors, documents the state of play in each market, and determines what policy strategies seem...