The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has called for the cash to be funnelled into the UN’s Green Climate Fund, aimed at scaling up low-carbon technologies to reduce emissions in developing countries and to help societies most at risk from climate change impacts. To date, just £4.3bn has been committed globally to the fund with £2.5bn spent on projects under implementation. G20 nations had been expected to mobilise more than £100bn in climate funds for developing nations, but have since quietly scaled back pledges.
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The UK has made the fifth largest cumulative contribution to climate change, and therefore has a duty to offer more financial support to help poorer countries to decarbonise. That’s according to think tank the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR), which has today released a new report arguing the UK’s foreign policy priority should be helping less developed nations cut their emissions.
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