Latest update on climate finance institutions

Latest update on climate finance institutions

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the May update on global climate finance institutions.   Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded with the refrain that finance and technology are crucial means to achieve international … Continue reading

Increased deployment of solar PV together with energy storage playing important role in energy transition

Increased deployment of solar PV together with energy storage playing important role in energy transition

The increasingly competitive dynamic duo of solar photovoltaic plus battery storage is taking energy markets by storm according to Daniel Rothberg in an article on the Resilience website.   Suddenly, Solar Energy plus Storage is Giving Conventional Fuels a Run for their Money The energy dynamic around renewables is changing so quickly in Colorado that … Continue reading

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the May update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Banks, Stakeholders Link Investment Decisions with Climate Change Uncertainties During the month of May, bankers continued discussions on climate-related financial disclosures to transform the way markets respond … Continue reading

Foreign investments in Africa’s energy need to focus on self-sufficiency, inclusiveness and sustainability

Foreign investments in Africa’s energy need to focus on self-sufficiency, inclusiveness and sustainability

There are considerable investments now in Africa to improve the energy infrastructure and ensure better energy access. However, as written in an article on The Conversation website, Philipp Trotter, PhD candidate at the University of Bath and Sabah Abdullah, Research Fellow, The University of Queensland, write that more understanding of the long-term implications of current … Continue reading