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Experts Examine Value Of SDGs In Accelerating Climate Financing

Brookings Institution’s “Future Development”: The sustainable development goals and climate finance: Catalytic agent or empty vessel?
Jackson Ewing, senior fellow at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, and Avia Nahreen, senior research associate at the Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance, examine how the “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are crafted to accelerate the flow of climate finance to developing countries,” in particular, through the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and note “on the surface, it is unclear what new value [the SDGs] bring” (7/6).