Unpacking the Politics of C40: ‘Critical Friendship’ for a Second Decade

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It will be interesting to see how C40 positions itself with respect to such possible futures. Current C40 initiatives focus on cities financing climate action through debt and private investment for ‘bankable’ infrastructure projects, rather than lobbying for national government spending. Globally, a huge spending/financing ‘gap’ still exists for enabling societal transitions to low‐carbon economies and infrastructures.