The Principles and Criteria of Public Climate Finance – A Normative Framework (2019)

This is the update of the first brief from the series of 12 introductory briefings that look at various aspects of climate change financing, outlines the principles and criteria the should serve as a normative guidance for a coherent framework by which the different new funding mechanisms to tackle climate change can be assessed and compared. 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. Taken together, they offer a guiding framework for climate finance.