Argentina’s strategy to increase fossil fuel exports to ease debt burden ignores need for increased state investments and climate commitments.
New energy policy sees European Investment Bank end support for unabated coal, oil and gas from 2021.
Fund and central banks increasingly pondering macroeconomic policies to tackle climate risks.
Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 16 October.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum event on 18 October on the role of the IMF in tackling climate risk.
Fund turns its attention to carbon pricing to support Paris Agreement alignment, as climate vulnerable countries see rising cost of climate impacts.
Juergen Voegele was appointed in July, replacing outgoing climate director John Roome.
As climate crisis deepens, IFC’s Green Equity Strategy faces delay from World Bank’s Board, with CSO activists calling Board’s foot-dragging a ‘scandal’.
Bank releases new targets for 'climate-related investments' between 2021-2025, but fails to introduce new restrictions on fossil fuel finance.
International Finance Corporation announced new ‘green equity’ policy to encourage financial intermediaries to divest from coal, while Bank pulled plug on mooted Kosovo coal project.