Scaling up: how Germany, Japan, Norway, the UK, and the US approached fast-start climate finance

Articles and blogs
June 2013
Overseas Development Institute (ODI), World Resources Institute (WRI), Institute of Global Environment and Sociey (IGES), Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo (CICERO), Germanwatch

This note summarises the different approaches that Germany, Japan, Norway, the UK and US have taken to delivering fast start finance.

It highlights key trends that emerge with regards to the objectives of climate finance, instruments used, and recipients. It is a draft for discussion based on five country-specific studies carried out by the Overseas Development Institute, the World Resources Institute, IGES, Germanwatch, and Cicero in collaboration with the Open Climate Network.