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An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN

Ten things to know about climate finance in 2013

Bangui Bay Windmills, Philippines, Energy  Alison Evans delivers a keynote speech to delegates at the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, 2011. License: Creative Commons Credit: Storm Crypt Source: Flickr

What do the numbers of climate finance really mean?

Ten things to know about climate finance is an annual analysis of data from the world’s only comprehensive public climate finance commitment tracker – Climate Funds Update. This edition finds that pledges through multilateral climate funds have fallen by 71% in 2013, suggesting that investment in climate-related activities have plateaued. It also highlights Europe's leading role on climate finance and spending figures across different climate activities.