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Financing Adaptation Planning in Cities: Lessons from the Alliance City Ambassadors

In this article, Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance City Ambassadors: Richard Bell, City Treasurer of Glasgow, UK; Abigail S. Binay, Mayor of City of Makati, Philippines; Gareth Morgan, Director of Resilience, City of Cape Town, South Africa; Isabella de Roldão, Vice Mayor of the Municipality of Recife, Brazil; Brigid Shea, Travis County Commissioner of Austin, Texas, USA; and Nada Yamout, Former City Council Member of Municipality of Beirut, Lebanon; share their reactions to the Working Group II’s contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, focused on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.

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Financing Net Zero Carbon Buildings

This paper is the output of an exercise that aims to build the foundation for future work by the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (the Alliance) through a structured approach to analyze the challenges and priorities relevant to cities in decarbonizing the buildings sector.

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What is a Project Preparation Facility?

Project Preparation Facilities (PPFs) are organizations, initiatives, or institutions that support cities in developing bankable, investment-ready projects, typically from a project’s concept, design, or scoping stage up to the financial close.

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What is Bankability?

A project is bankable, whether from public or private sources, when its risk-return profile meets investors’ criteria and can secure financing to implement the project.

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