European Climate Foundation

For European Climate Change Mitigation

  • Amount
    $32,998,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    2/27/2015
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The European Climate Foundation has been the ClimateWorks Foundation’s primary regranter for climate mitigation in the European Union and has been a center of advocacy innovation since Johannes Meier became the executive director. Over the next three years, the Foundation will focus on expanding the European Union’s climate ambitions through the development and implementation of the their 2030 framework. They will work to expand their efforts to create a continent-wide clean electricity system, institute a 70 grams-per-liter fuel efficiency standard for vehicles, and accelerate the drive to electrify the transportation system. In addition, they will work to implement these policies in key member states including Poland, France, and the U.K.
About the Grantee
Address
Riviervismarkt 5 2513 AM, The Hague, Netherlands
Grants to this Grantee
for Tara’s Climate Finance Program  
This grant will support Tara’s work in Asia to support a clean energy transition and develop a pilot education strategy. In 2022, Tara will help ensure China’s overseas coal finance commitment is clear, ambitious, and without loopholes. They will also work with local and partners to accelerate public finance into clean energy in the region and initiate a fossil-free campaign focused on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AAIB). Finally, funds will enable Tara to put a monitoring system in place to track finance for gas projects, while developing an Asia-wide pilot education strategy to help the next generation of South and Southeast Asian leaders embrace renewable energy and sustainability. (Substrategy: China National Policy)
for support of the Forum New Economy  
Housed at the European Climate Foundation, the Forum New Economy is a Berlin-based nonpartisan platform launched in October 2019 with the aim to accelerate the emergence of a new guiding principle in economic policy. As the critical German part of a growing international network, the forum generates and promotes overarching new answers to the major challenges of our time, be it climate change, inequality, or the instability of financial markets. It also creates a link between innovative international academics on the one hand, and policymakers and the wider public in Germany on the other hand.
for the Climate Finance Fund  
The Climate Finance Fund is administered by the European Climate Foundation (ECF). The fund will support the mobilization of capital to drive climate solutions in alignment with ECF’s mission to respond to the global climate crisis by creating a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions society. This grant will cover costs for ECF program staff to operationalize the Fund.

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