04 Apr '11, 4am

Transparency of Climate Finance: Results from Cancun and Next Steps

The UNFCCC Cancun Agreements of December 2010 marked an important step forward for transparency of country actions to respond to climate change. In addition to creating a new standard for the way countries report on their national climate commitments and actions, the agreements mandated advances in the reporting and review of countries’ climate finance contributions. The success of Cancun in improving the transparency of climate finance will depend on the actions countries take to implement this mandate in the coming months, as there are still many details that need to be filled in. As countries meet in Bangkok this week, they will have to decide how to move forward on the details that were left up-in-the air in Cancun. The following questions help explain the issues on the table and the next steps. What is transparency of climate finance and why is it important? The 1992 ...

Full article: http://www.wri.org/stories/2011/04/transparency-climate-f...

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