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Hidden handbrake: the vicious cycle of debt

The vicious debt cycle is a ‘hidden handbrake’ that is slowing down climate action. To coincide with the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, IIED spotlighted debt swaps as a tool for tackling the debt crisis in countries vulnerable to climate impacts

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