Climate Finance Post-Copenhagen: The $100bn questions

Oct 29, 2010 | kcLang::lang.resource_by
  • Description

Climate change is the single greatest threat to development - making the battle to overcome poverty ever harder and more expensive. Finance is urgently needed to help vulnerable communities adapt to a changing climate. Last year the World Bank estimated the costs of adaptation in poor countries were $75-100bn per year if global warming was kept to 2°C. The non-binding pledges from rich countries to cut emissions offered since Copenhagen would steer a course towards a catastrophic 4°C.

Climate Finance Post-Copenhagen: The $100bn questions