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10 things to know about climate finance in 2014

Briefing/policy paper

Written by Smita Nakhooda, Sam Barnard, Alice Caravani, Aidy Halimanjaya, Marigold Norman, Nella Canales Trujillo, Charlene Watson

Briefing/policy paper

​This infographic breaks down the numbers on climate finance, offering an annual analysis of data from the world’s only comprehensive public climate finance commitment tracker – Climate Funds Update. 


In 2014, finance approved for new projects to address climate change has increased by almost 50% since November 2013. However as finance scales up, the climate finance architecture has become unnecessarily complex. Successful operationalisation of the Green Climate Fund could present an opportunity to simplify, consolidate and increase efficiency.

Smita Nakhooda, Charlene Watson, Sam Barnard, Alice Caravani, Marigold Norman, Nella Canales Trujillo, Aidy Halimanjaya and Liane Schalatek