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Key takeaways from the Global Conference on Gender and Environment Data
DI's Mariam Ibrahim presented at this pre-COP meeting, highlighting the importance of gender-responsive climate finance. Read more in her new blog, which asks how we can change the climate finance system to improve accountability and ensure that decisions and policies learn from the insights of women on the front line of the climate crisis.
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An uncertain road: Examining the World Bank’s climate change poverty projections
DI explores World Bank climate change poverty forecasts, discusses the uncertainty around climate change’s potential impact on extreme poverty and highlights the need for timely, high-quality data.
Still too important to fail: Addressing the humanitarian financing gap in an era of escalating climate impacts
The humanitarian funding gap continues to widen as the impacts of climate change exacerbate humanitarian need. This Oxfam discussion paper, with contributions from DI, sets out the need for renewed reform of humanitarian finance and the wider aid system.
Climate finance: Accounting and accountability
Inadequate reporting and tracking of climate finance data leads to reduced donor accountability. Ahead of COP27, this briefing examines five major issues.
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How much has the UK spent towards its £11.6 billion climate finance commitment?
This blog explores data on the UK's climate finance spending and finds the government is likely to fall short of its 2026 commitment.
Africa can contribute, Africa must benefit and Africans must decide on financing to tackle the climate crisis
As Africa Climate week kicks off, can the emerging idea of Global Public Investment bring about the truly global and collective approach to financing we need to tackle the biggest threat facing our world?
Mind the gaps between gender equality and environmental sustainability
DI’s Hayley Lelourec highlights where action is needed: gender mainstreaming in environmental policy, addressing knowledge gaps and funding to local, women-led organisations.
Reduced visibility? Opening up World Bank climate finance data
DI adapts World Bank data to allow users to identify which of their twenty thousand plus projects count towards the aggregate climate finance figures, and by how much.
Wealthy countries may be contributing less to global climate finance than we think
DI’s Euan Ritchie examines Japan's climate finance reporting, and why it shows that transparency is vital to understanding how much is really being spent
Loss and Damage: Building resilience to crisis
As Denmark becomes the first UN member to pledge funding to Loss and Damage, DI’s Erica Mason explains how this financing can embed resilience in the humanitarian system.