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Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment Report 2018

Banking on sunshine: World added far more solar than fossil fuel power generating capacity in 2017

Editor: Angus McCrone (Lead Author, Chief Editor) Ulf Moslener (Lead Editor) Francoise d’Estais Christine Grüning
Release date: April, 2018
The Risk & Return of SEI Metric Equity Portfolios

There is a general consent that the consequences of climate change do not only affect our environment but will also impair the productivity of the global economy, in particular a number of sectors highly vulnerable to the global transformation e.g. automotive, energy.

Author: Dr. Anne Michaels, Prof. Dr. Ulf Moslener, Menglu Zhuang
Release date: February, 2018
Climate Metrics for Debt and Equity Portfolios: A Framework for Analysis

The Paris Agreement requires significantly increased efforts to reduce emissions in the short term and net zero emissions by the second half of the century.

Author: Christine Grüning, Anne Michaels, Ulf Moslener, Menglu Zhuang
Release date: December, 2017
Results-Based Climate Finance in Practice : Delivering Climate Finance for Low-Carbon Development

The Paris Agreement has defined a global action plan to put the world on track to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C above preindustrial levels.

Author: Felicity Spors, Klaus Oppermann, Caroline Ott, Charis Lypiridis, and Pablo Benitez (World Bank); Christine Gruening, Menglu Zhuang, Ulf Moslener, and Silvia Kreibiehl (Frankfurt School)
Release date: May, 2017
Demystifying Adaptation Finance for the Private Sector

Climate Change will alter the conditions that underlie economies.

Author: Laura Druce, Prof. Dr. Ulf Moslener, Dr. Christine Grüning, Pieter Pauw, Dr. Richenda Connell
Release date: November, 2016
Finance Guide for Policy-Makers: Renewable Energy, Green Infrastructure

The Paris UN Climate Agreement in 2015 refocused attention on the need to mobilize substantial private capital flows into climate solutions at the accelerated pace and at the required scale to combat climate change.

Author: Kirsty Hamilton / Ethan Zindler
Release date: August, 2016
Feasibility Assessment: Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Finance Innovation Facility

This report focuses on investigating the SLCP mitigation technologies offering the highest mitigation potential of the three major SLCPs: black carbon, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), and methane, and each of the sectors identified by the CCAC sector initiatives.

Author: Hirak Al-Hammad, Stefan Drenkard, Menglu Zhuang
Release date: February, 2016
Exploration Risk for Geothermal Power Investments - Approaches across the globe

Generating electric power based on geothermal energy is attractive (i) because of the low CO2 emissions and (ii) because electricity can be produced constantly, independent of the availability of wind or sunlight.

Author: Allegra Seipp, Christine Grüning, Ulf Moslener
Release date: February, 2016
Andean Agriculture in the face of Climate Change.

The main objective of this publication is to provide a reference framework for the key themes and concepts involved in the MEbA project, particularly those related to climate change, adaptation, ecosystems and microfinance.

Author: UNEP and Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance
Release date: December, 2014
Within Reach - Strengthening Country Ownership and Accountability in Accessing Climate Finance

This working paper explores the concepts of ownership and accountability in climate finance in detail, and draws on experiences from development effectiveness and more recent experience of climate finance to consider options for enhancing ownership and strengthening accountab

Author: Louise Brown, Clifford Polycarp. Margaret Spearman - World Resources Institute (WRI)
Release date: November, 2013