Many foundations are asking how they can use mission investments alongside grant portfolios to accelerate climate solutions. By drawing upon new and existing research, this report explores where mission investments can work with grants, government investment and policy, and private capital to encourage a global transition to a low-carbon economy.
The transition from fossil fuels to cleaner, safer energy technologies is underway and offers hope for limiting warming to 2°C. This study by ClimateWorks, NewClimate Institute, Ecofys, and Climate Analytics compares past projections with actual developments in renewable energy, coal consumption, and passenger vehicles.
The world’s largest and fastest-growing economies can help limit global warming to 2°C for significantly lower costs by prioritizing energy efficiency in the transport, buildings, and industrial sectors.