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Foundations wary of carbon capture and nukes in climate fight

A new peer-reviewed analysis of hundreds of millions of dollars in climate and energy-related funding from a number of major philanthropies from 2011-2015 shows they devoted few resources to pushing carbon capture and none to nuclear power.

Adapted from Nisbet, 2018; Chart: Harry Stevens/Axios

Why it matters: Foundations play a major role in shaping and supporting environmental movement work on energy and climate change.