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The Price of Climate Action

Philanthropic Foundations in the International Climate Debate
1st ed. 2016. Buch. xii, 141 S.: Bibliographien. Hardcover
Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 978-3-319-42483-5
Format (B x L): 14,8 x 21 cm
Gewicht: 341 g
In englischer Sprache
This book explores how a handful of liberal foundations contributed to establish and orientate the international climate regime. Looking back at the origins of international climate philanthropy and its evolution over the past three decades, the author examines the role of philanthropic foundations in the international climate debate. The research presented in this book shows that foundations, through their grant-making and convening activities, are at the heart of the climate debate. In fact, many credit them with having, through their activities prior to and at the COP, significantly contributed to laying the basis for the Paris Agreement in December 2015.
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Examines the critical role of philanthropic support for civil society involvement in the international climate regime Addresses a major issue for NGOs involved in the climate process: how funding and more specifically foundation priorities affect their work Attends to the material and financial dimension of transnational environmental movements