Financing the EU's global responsibility

Publication - February 27, 2009
In January 2009, the European Commission presented its ‘Copenhagen communication’. The communication puts forward initial proposals on how to generate a flow of funds to developing nations under the future Copenhagen climate agreement, in order to support clean energy investments, protection of tropical forests and measures to adapt to the already unavoidable impacts of climate change.

Author: Joris den Blanken & Sebastien Risso

Executive summary: European leaders meeting on 19 and 20 March are expected to come up with support for a robust funding mechanism and real financial numbers to back up global climate measures under the Copenhagen agreement. Greenpeace presents in this paper a summary of its demands for EU leaders.

Num. pages: 6