Visuel Igor Shishlov

Igor Shishlov

Senior Consultant at the research institute Perspectives Climate Group

3 published articles

Export finance must get in line with climate commitments
Opinion

Export finance must get in line with climate commitments

Countries around the world are ratcheting up climate change mitigation commitments at COP26 in Glasgow this November. Clear roadmaps to rapidly phase out public support for fossil fuel-related value chains in export finance must now become part of these commitments.
Philipp Censkowsky, Igor Shishlov, Axel Michaelowa
G20 governments must urgently align their export credits with the Paris Agreement
Opinion

G20 governments must urgently align their export credits with the Paris Agreement

Export Credit Agencies of G20 countries are still providing billions of dollars in support to fossil fuel projects. This aggravates the lock-in of carbon intensive infrastructures and directly contradicts the commitments under the Paris Agreement against climate change.
Igor Shishlov
Sovereign Green Bonds: a symbolic act or a binding commitment?
Opinion

Sovereign Green Bonds: a symbolic act or a binding commitment?

For France, resorting to green finance and issuing sovereign green bonds – as announced in September 2016 – is a strong political signal, indicating that environmental issues are becoming a top national priority.
Igor Shishlov