European Capacity Building Initiative

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst! What next with American climate finance?

The recent elections have had a sobering effect on expectations regarding US federal actions on climate change, although true to form, President-elect Trump seems to be changing positions on the hoof as he trots along.
This blog looks at the likely negative impact of the US elections on American climate finance for developing countries, and looks at how they could be mitigated at least to some degree through sub-national innovative finance.

FC Publication Date: 
07 December 2016
FC Publication: 
Benito Müller