Slow progress in scaling-up climate finance has emerged as a major bottleneck in international negotiations. Debt relief for climate finance swaps could provide an alternative source for financing mitigation and adaptation action in developing countries.
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Fenton, A., Wright, H., Afionis, S. et al. Debt relief and financing climate change action. Nature Clim Change 4, 650–653 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2303
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