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International Climate Finance

Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

By: Erik F Haites(Editor)

248 pages, 46 b/w illustrations, 24 tables


Hardback | May 2011 | #206064 | ISBN-13: 9781849714051
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International Climate Finance is the first to provide a complete overview of international climate finance. In the Copenhagen Accord of 2009, developed countries jointly committed to mobilize US$100 billion per year to address climate change in developing countries.

International Climate Finance presents the best information available on this subject: an overview of current international climate finance, estimates of the incremental investment and cost of mitigation measures, estimates of the additional funding needed for adaptation, analyses of potential sources of international climate finance, and the institutional and governance arrangements to deliver the funds effectively. Climate finance will play an increasingly important role in international efforts to address climate change over the next decade and International Climate Finance is currently the only source of all relevant material on international climate finance for policymakers and researchers.


1. Climate Change Finance
2. The Landscape of Climate Finance
3. Estimates of Incremental Investment for and Cost of Mitigation Measures in Developing Countries
4. Development and Climate Change Adaptation Funding: Coordination and Integration
5. Estimating Costs of Adaptation to Climate Change
6. Raising Climate Finance to Supaport Developing Country Action: Some Economic Considerations
7. Sources of Finance for Climate Action: Principles and Options for Implementation Mechanisms in this Decade
8. Mobilizing Climate Finance
9. International Climate Finance from Border Carbon Cost Leveling
10. Sources of Long-term Climate Change Finance
11. Spending Adaptation Money Wisely
12. Beyond Climate Finance: From Accountability to Productivity in Addressing the Climate Challenge
13. Recent Developments Related to International Climate Change Finance

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Erik Haites is President of Margaree Consultants Inc., Canada. He advises clients on economic aspects of climate change, including the design of market mechanisms and international financial mechanisms. He was a consultant to the UNFCCC secretariat during the negotiation of the rules for the Kyoto mechanisms.

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