International Climate Finance: UK aid for low-carbon development

The UK’s International Climate Finance shows a convincing approach to promoting low-carbon development and has made a strong commitment to joint international action.

Score: Green/Amber
  1. Status: Completed
  2. Published: 19 February 2019
  3. Type: Performance review
  4. Subject: Climate change and biodiversity
  5. Assessment: Green/Amber
  6. Lead commissioner: Richard Gledhill
  7. SDGs covered:Sustainable cities and communities, Climate action, Life below water, Life on land, Affordable and clean energy, Industry, innovation and infrastructure

International Development Committee

Parliament’s International Development Committee (IDC), or its ICAI sub-committee, hold hearings on all ICAI reviews. The IDC hearing on UK aid for low-carbon development is available to watch online.

ICAI’s follow-up

ICAI follows up on all of its reviews to check what progress has been made since publication. ICAI’s International Climate Finance follow-up is available to read now.

Read the follow-up



Published 14 June 2018

Evidence gathering


Review publication

Published 19 February 2019

Government response

Published 11 April 2019

Parliamentary scrutiny

IDC hearing 23 October 2019

ICAI follow-up

Published 23 July 2020