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Where are the gaps in climate finance?

Fankhauser, Samuel ORCID: 0000-0003-2100-7888, Sahni, Aditi, Savvas, Annie and Ward, John (2016) Where are the gaps in climate finance? Climate and Development, 8 (3). pp. 203-206. ISSN 1756-5529

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Identification Number: 10.1080/17565529.2015.1064811


Climate change cannot be addressed unless developed and developing countries alike invest heavily in low-carbon technologies and climate-resilient practices. Access to finance has therefore become central to climate change policy. In this Viewpoint we review likely climate investment needs and ask where the main financing gaps might be. We argue that besides the usual analysis of mitigation and adaptation needs, it is important to also gauge the ability of investors to mobilize the required funds. Some investors, whether public and private, will find it harder than others to raise capital, and so a rough

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Additional Information: © 2015 Taylor & Francis
Divisions: Grantham Research Institute
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2015 14:53
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 02:21
Projects: ES/K006576/1, ES/K006576/1
Funders: Economic and Social Research Council, Economics and Social Research Council

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