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About Oxford Climate Policy

Oxford Climate Policy was registered in April 2005 for the general purpose of capacity building in the context of the UN climate change negotiations, and is charged in particular with managing the Oxford Fellowship Programme of the European Capacity Building Initiative, ecbi

Ongoing Initiatives and Projects

The European Capacity Building Initiative (ecbi)

ecbi is an initiative for sustained capacity building in support of international climate change negotiations. The ecbi aims to promote a more level playing field between government delegations to the international climate change negotiations, and to facilitate mutual understanding and trust - both between European and developing countries and among the developing countries.

The Reformed Financial Mechanism (RFM)

The project on a Reformed Financial Mechanism of the UNFCCC is run in collaboration with the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. Its main objective is to investigate the governance and architectural options for longer-term multilateral climate finance.

OCP Blog

The aim of this blog is to give members of OCP and invited guests the opportunity to initiate debates on international climate policy, particularly in relation to topical issues regarding the international climate change regime.

Latest Publications by Members

A Day in Agadir— sub-national contributions to multilateral climate finance   September 2017 pdf 6mb

If US states are really ‘still in’ Paris, here’s what they need to do The Paris accord isn’t only about cutting emissions, some states are already finding ways to meet climate finance commitments, with Felipe Floresca and Emilie Parry  July 2017 pdf 115kb

The Time is Ripe! Support from US Sub-nationals for the Least Developed Countries Fund of the Paris Agreement  June 2017 pdf 421kb

Massachusetts UN Least Developed Countries Fund reprinted as MA should finance climate change projects abroad: Barrett bill would allow tax refunds to go to UN fund  8 Apr 2017 pdf 2mb

Mobilizing Alternative & Innovative Finance Review of the Functions of the Standing Committee on Finance, Submission to the SCF  9 March 2017 pdf 161kb