More Donors Need to Support Innovative Climate Solutions

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In the wake of serial disappointments, a new consensus is beginning to emerge that may guide climate and energy policy into a new and more constructive phase, with philanthropy poised to play a key role.

Environmental groups—and the foundations that support them—spent the past decade pressing a single approach to global-warming policy.

The problem was defined narrowly—if accurately—as the emission of too much heat-trapping gas into the atmosphere from