The ‘Green Climate Fund’ at a Glance

Faith in the Green Climate Fund, the finance arm long believed to hold a key to achieving a global climate change accord in Paris in December, is beginning to wane. The money it has to work with is not close to what’s needed, the $3 billion contribution from the United States is looking iffy, and the fund has partnered with several financial institutions that developing nations distrust. Here’s a primer on the key issues. Here’s a breakdown of which countries have given what: