Marek Soanes's blog posts

3 April 2017 |

Increasing climate finance to the local level is the best way to improve efforts to tackle climate change. IIED calls on the board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), meeting this week in South Korea, to make sure vital finance reaches those who need it most.

6 November 2016 |

Evidence from community-focused initiatives suggests that climate and development funds can deliver local finance by adopting six key structural changes.

Marek Soanes's blog posts with other authors

Clare Shakya and Marek Soanes
2 May 2018 |

Ingenious and cost-effective solutions to climate change developed by vulnerable communities are hugely underfinanced. IIED is exploring further what’s blocking climate finance from reaching the local level and developing new insights for getting money to those on the front lines of climate action.  

Neha Rai and Marek Soanes
28 October 2015 |

As the Green Climate Fund meets to select projects for funding, is the current funding criteria prioritising a business as usual approach?