Climate Finance

For most countries, mobilizing adequate finance is an essential component of climate change policy.  How governments best mobilize green finance through policy is a major focus of the CPL.  We have examined domestic policies, flows in international climate finance, and also how countries can best attract climate finance through institutions such as national climate funds.  We also examine how international development finance affects climate outcomes. Overseas development finance strongly affects climate change outcomes. CPL analyzes Chinese overseas development finance along the Belt and Road and beyond and is working to identify policy pathways for greening this source of development finance