Commonwealth helps developing countries bank millions for climate action

A Commonwealth facility designed to assist smaller and more vulnerable countries tackle the damaging effects of climate change has helped them access $27 million of funding.   The figure marks a milestone for the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub and is more than 35 times the original start-up investment of AUD 1 million from Australia. A further almost half billion USD has been applied for and is in the pipeline for climate action projects across the Commonwealth.   Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland has described the initiative, which is currently managing 50…

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