Interview: Continued Commitment for Climate Action despite the Crisis

Despite the crisis the climate topic is still on the political agenda, reports Aleksander Śniegocki. He highlights that through the use of webbased communication tools the climate dialogue becomes more inclusive and eco-friendly.

Virtual Conference: Financing Local Energy Transition

ALLIES – Activating and Learning from Local Investment in Energy Savings

The EUKI project ALLIES invites to the virtual conference “Financing Local Energy Transition” on May 26.

The study commissioned by a coalition of NGOs including Bankwatch member Estonia Green Movement analyzes the different European and Estonian funds in place or under development that could be useful for the transition.

Report: Financing Options to Support GHG Reductions in Cypriot and Greek Hotels

The aim of the “Report on financing options to support greenhouse gas emissions reductions in the hotel sector in Cyprus and Greece” is to present the main financial instruments, support schemes, reward schemes in Europe and in the participating countries (Cyprus, Greece and Germany), which are addressed to the hotel sector. Also, the main barriers identified are presented that hinder the promotion of the implementation of projects that aim at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the hotel sector.

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Tracking climate- -related investments and finance flows

Tracking Climate-Related Investments and Finance Flows – Implications of the EU Taxonomy

The aim of this paper is to discuss the challenge associated with the identification of investments that can be accounted as low-carbon activities. The focus has been put on the EU, as in the near future it will have to be assessed to what extent this emerging tool can be useful for the implementation of the Landscape methodology. It presents the added value of linking countries’ climate strategies with investment landscapes and offers further recommendations regarding solutions that help to reduce the gap between current financial structures and the objectives of the national low-emission transition.

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Landscape of Climate Finance: Promoting debate on climate finance flows in Central Europe