Interview: Nella Canales on Leveraging Climate Finance for Adaptation in the Pacific

by Christian Ledwell, IISD

Pacific island states are among the world’s most vulnerable to climate change impacts. Given the urgent need to adapt, how effectively are climate finance flows helping Pacific states tackle adaptation? The Stockholm Environment Institute’s recent working paper, Climate Finance in the Pacific: An Overview of Flows to the Region’s Small Island Developing States, analyzed climate […]

Green Climate Fund to Boost Support for National Adaptation Plans

by Anne Hammill and Hayley Price-Kelly, IISD

At its 13th meeting in Songdo, Republic of Korea, at the end of June, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board announced plans to provide financial support to developing countries for the formulation of national adaptation plans (NAPs) and/or other national adaptation planning processes. Specifically, countries can now request up to USD 3 million in support […]