Green Climate Fund commits $400m to combat climate crisis

Funding will be shared by a total of 13 projects in countries including Nepal, China, the Philippines and Palestine

Green Climate Fund provides $10m to reduce risk of flooding in Laos

Damages from floods in 2018 were equivalent to 10% of the country’s entire budget for the same year

Climate finance: Agreement to step up collaboration in Eastern and Southern Africa

The Memorandum of Understanding establishes a framework of co-operation to collaborate in a number of areas to tackle climate change and boost finance

Green Climate Fund: 27 nations pledge to step up financing

Funding will be used to help developing countries deal with the impacts of climate change

Climate change: UK doubles aid to £1.44bn to support developing countries

Existing Green Climate Fund projects are estimated to help around 300m people cope with the effects of climate change

UN-backed climate fund appoints French official as new chief

The Green Climate Fund was established to support low emissions and climate resilient development in developing countries

UN-backed fund pledges $1bn for 19 climate action projects

It was set up to respond to climate change by investing in low-emission and climate-resilient development

German bank and green fund sign deal to raise private finance

Deutsche Bank and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have signed a deal to raise private capital for environmental action. The Accreditation Master Agreement (AMA) will enable the bank to use GCF funds to mobilise private investment for climate change mitigation. GCF has already approved the first funding proposal from Deutsche Bank, which combines capital from GCF and private investors to […]

US, Japan miss UN climate donation deadline

The US and Japan are among at least 12 countries that have yet to provide donations for a new UN fund intended to help developing nations tackle climate change. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) said donors have pledged almost $4 billion – but the figure is only 42% of the total that was promised late […]

Global climate fund hits $10bn goal

An international fund aimed at helping developing nations adapt to climate change has reached the $10 billion (£6.4bn) target. It follows a surprise contribution from Australia, which pledged to provide AUD$200 million (£106m) over four years. The nation’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott previously resisted global pressure to commit to the fund, arguing Australia already spends […]