There is a growing list of global challenges, from climate change and the spread of communicable diseases and antimicrobial resistance to excessive financial volatility, illicit trade, cyber-attacks, terrorism and forced migration. In some areas, the world is coming close to reaching thresholds of irreversibility, as with climate change and the loss of biodiversity. Resolving these global challenges requires effective international cooperation. But what exactly would it take to generate such cooperation? Are we pulling all the levers at our disposal? And if not, howshould we do so?
Overseas Development Institute “ Providing global public goods “ http://www.t20germany.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Kaul_Providing_global_public_goods.pdf
Newer development banks have an explicit focus on low carbon investment. Some, known as green banks, have this as their exclusive remit. There is a growing network of such institutions across the world with the UK Green Investment Bank at the forefront.
OMFIF: “ Financing a Sustainable World “ https://www.omfif.org/analysis/commentary/2017/august/financing-a-sustainable-world/?utm_source=OMFIFupdate aus: Global Public Investro 2017 https://www.omfif.org/shop/global-public-investor-2017-digital/