May 2018 – On the occasion of the ‚Innovate4Climate (I4C) – the global forum on climate finance 2018’, the Carbon Mechanisms Review team has produced a special I4C issue. The issue opens with a piece entitled „Navigating the transition“, which describes on the example of African CDM Programmes of Activities how synergies between the CDM and the Green Climate Fund can be leveraged. The issue then covers the latest developments on NACAG, an initiative which aims at making global nitric acid production climate-friendly through international cooperation. In a regional feature, the issue further comprises two articles on activities to drive climate investment in Africa. Finally, a new tool which aims at quantifying significant SDG Impacts of NDC actions is introduced.