Climate Finance for Cities and Urban Governments
by Sarah Knuth and Anantha Krishnan
- The British Academy
The objective of this briefing is to characterise this urban climate investment challenge across multiple dimensions, survey financial pathways emerging today and consider future directions. This discussion supports a number of COP26 goals, particular its key commitment to mobilise finance. We note exemplary contributions being made on these questions by scholars in the humanities and social sciences, as well as key issues that require more understanding and publicly engaged scholarship. We organize our observations into three overarching propositions.