Climate Finance

Markus Trilling

Blackmailing the global south on EU carbon border tax won't work

Eurodad's Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer Markus Trilling explains the negative effect of the EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism' (CBAM) on countries in the global south. 

This opinion piece was first published by the EU Observer here.

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Iolanda Fresnillo

Irresponsible lending prevents the global south from escaping the debt-climate trap

Most climate finance for countries in the global south is in the form of loans that come with high-interest payments. This blog, written by Eurodad's Iolanda Fresnillo and Leia Achampong, outlines the impact of climate finance loans and why grants are essential to global south countries implementing robust climate measures.

Read the full article on Global Dev

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Eurodad

Blended finance for climate action: Good value for money?

#BlendedFinance #ClimateFinance #DebtJustice #TaxJustice

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Eurodad

Debt swaps are not an effective instrument for reducing debt levels, says new research

#DebtSwaps #COP28 #Cancelthedebt #MakePollutersPay

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Shereen Talaat

COP28 at a climate justice and human rights juncture

Human rights, equity and climate justice must guide all COPs. These principles are needed more than ever at COP28.

Written by Shereen Talaat (MENA Fem), Iolanda Fresnillo and Leia Achampong (Eurodad)

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Eurodad

Yanis Varoufakis, Thomas Picketty, Vanessa Nakate and leading experts call for debt cancellation at COP28

#DebtandClimate #COP28 #Cancelthedebt #UNTaxConvention #MakePollutersPay

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Leia Achampong

Gender-responsive climate finance: The key to just climate action and tackling inequalities

This expert paper, written by Eurodad's Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer for Climate Finance, Leia Achampong, looks at the gendered impacts of national and personal debt, and how this exacerbates inequalities, poverty and human rights.

The paper was presented at the UN Women CSW68 Expert Group Meeting.

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Eurodad

A UN Convention on Tax – momentum just keeps growing

#TaxJustice #UNtaxconvention #FfD4 #UNGA78 #SouthWithoutDebt #CanceltheDebt #Climatefinance 

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Eurodad

New report by the UN Secretary-General outlines the road ahead for truly global tax cooperation

 #TaxJustice #UNTaxConvention #UNFCCC #DebtJustice #DebtandClimate

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Leia Achampong

The post-2025 Climate Finance Goal: why the next expert dialogue must address the issue of debt - Public consultation response

Countries in the global south are disproportionately impacted by climate change. Yet the existing global climate finance goal of US$100 billion per year has never been met. And, according to the OECD, 71 per cent of public climate finance is delivered through loans.

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