American University — Solar Geoengineering Initiative

American University
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To provide startup funding for an initiative focused on solar geoengineering

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $100,000 to American University to provide startup funding for an initiative, led by Shuchi Talati, focused on solar geoengineering. The new organization will work on building solar geoengineering governance capacity in the Global South, and help NGOs in the US engage in related policies. It will not advocate for or against solar geoengineering, but will work to center justice in deliberations, as well as inform and provide resources to policymakers and NGOs.

This falls within Open Philanthropy’s work on mitigating global catastrophic risks.

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