Climate finance fundamentals 1: the principles and criteria of public climate finance (2017 update)

Briefing papers
November 2017
Liane Schalatek and Neil Bird

Climate finance fundamentals present short introductory briefings on various aspects of international climate finance, designed for readers new to this critical area. In light of the fast pace of developments in climate finance, the briefs allow the reader to gain a better understanding of the quantity and quality of financial flows going to developing countries. 

This brief looks at relevant principles and criteria applicable to the mobilisation, the administration and governance, and the disbursement and implementation of climate change funding.