The Countries Benefitting Most From Climate Funds

December 13th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter,
by Niall McCarthy

Countries have contributed about $7.6 billion to combat global climate change and cut emissions over the past decade, according to a new report from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).

Follow up:

The UK has been chief amongst them, contributing $2.5 billion while the US also pledged $2.4 billion.

Half of the total amount was targeted at just ten countries. Morocco, Mexico and Brazil have been the primary beneficiaries, receiving over half a billion dollars each from major climate funds. Both Mexico and Brazil are among the world's ten worst producers of greenhouse gases, and they have huge renewable energy potential, along with Morocco. Over the past ten years, Morocco has received over $600 million to fight climate change.

This chart shows the top 10 recipients of international climate finance over the past decade.

Infographic: The Countries Benefitting Most From Climate Funds | Statista
You will find more statistics at Statista


Make a Comment

Econintersect wants your comments, data and opinion on the articles posted.  As the internet is a "war zone" of trolls, hackers and spammers - Econintersect must balance its defences against ease of commenting.  We have joined with Livefyre to manage our comment streams.

To comment, just click the "Sign In" button at the top-left corner of the comment box below. You can create a commenting account using your favorite social network such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn or Open ID - or open a Livefyre account using your email address.



Analysis Blog
News Blog
Investing Blog
Opinion Blog
Precious Metals Blog
Markets Blog
Video of the Day


Asia / Pacific
Middle East / Africa
USA Government

RSS Feeds / Social Media

Combined Econintersect Feed

Free Newsletter

Marketplace - Books & More

Economic Forecast

Content Contribution



  Top Economics Site Contributor TalkMarkets Contributor Finance Blogs Free PageRank Checker Active Search Results Google+

This Web Page by Steven Hansen ---- Copyright 2010 - 2017 Econintersect LLC - all rights reserved