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International Climate Finance Flows: NAMAs in Context

by Joan Marc Simon
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In the run-up to the COP21 in Paris, Zero Waste Europe examines international climate finance flows from European sources to the waste sector in the Global South in the form of NAMAs. Despite the fact that climate finance is supposed to support the mitigation and adaptation of climate change of developing countries, it may end up supporting the waste incinerators or the incineration of waste in cement kilns, precisely the kinds of projects that contribute to climate change rather than stopping it, as zero waste strategies could do.

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Matt Franklin

I am the Communications & Programme Officer for Zero Waste Europe. I joined Zero Waste Europe in July 2015, moving to Manchester, UK after living in Bologna, Italy, and working as a freelance campaign communications consultant. Before Bologna I worked for People & Planet as a Corporate Power Campaigns Co-ordinator, supporting UK student groups campaigning around workers’ rights in the garments and electronics industries. I have been long been involved in grassroots social movements, and campaigns for social and environmental justice. I graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Anthropology and Classical Literature & Civilisations.


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