The European Investment Bank is at the forefront of carbon market development through its support for REDD+ via the Althelia Climate Fund. Given the impact of REDD and REDD+, this paper argues that the EIB’s support for REDD+ through Althelia is not in line with the European development policy and the goals that the Bank claims to abide to.

Written by Antonio Tricarico, Re:Common – based on the findings of Merian Research.

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The European Investment Bank’s belief in financial alchemy to fix the climate crisis: The case of the Althelia Climate Fund

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