Climate Strategies Policy Brief 3: Negotiating the New Climate Finance Accounting Systems

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CLIMATE STRATEGIES POLICY BRIEF 3

The brief outlines how significant political challenges await negotiators on the road toward the elaboration of robust accounting modalities for climate finance, and aims to facilitate future discussions on that matter. The paper discusses two different purposes of a climate finance accounting system: the assessment of developed countries’ financial effort toward developing countries’ adaptation and mitigation on the one hand and the assessment of resources devoted to climate activities in developing countries or in the whole world on the other hand. The paper outlines how these different purposes have important implications for the features of the accounting systems that need to be built.

This policy brief is part of a series published by Climate Strategies.

Please follow the links below to access the previous publications

POLICY BRIEF 1

POLICY BRIEF 2

Author: Roman Weikmans and Timmons Roberts
Year: 2016
Type: Policy briefs
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