This resource collects essential terms and definitions used in international climate finance and includes links to further reading on many of the terms. City leaders can use this glossary to support project design and learn about a wide array of financing instruments which could be employed in their city. The glossary was produced with the support of ICLEI.
ICLEI World Congress: Strategies for resilient and healthy communities
At the ICLEI World Congress in Malmö, Sweden, UrbanShift cities from Asia, Africa and Latin America met to share knowledge on best practices in local sustainable development and learnt firsthand from Malmö’s sustainability initiatives.
India's ClimateSmart Cities Assessment Framework
This webinar showcases India's innovative ClimateSmart Cities Assessment Framework, launched in 2019 to support cities in evaluating their development strategies from a climate lens.
Mainstreaming climate action into urban development
While many sub-national governments are already undertaking direct or indirect climate actions, data aggregation and reporting remain a major challenge. One key way to facilitate sub-national reporting is to showcase best practices, like the CSCAF.
Urban shade and mangroves: Nature’s secret weapons against climate change
Climate adaptation measures that rely on or include nature are accessible, affordable, and can address multiple climate hazards simultaneously.