Podcast
Many of us find it daunting to talk with our neighbors, colleagues and family members about climate change. But climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe says that having those...
Part of Dr. Katharine Hayhoe: The 2018 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication, January 2019
Speaker

Executive Director, National Center for Science Education

Ann Reid believes that science is for everyone. As the Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education, Reid works to ensure that what is taught in science...
Video
We are increasingly dismissive of those who don't agree with us, says Hewlett Foundation President Larry Kramer. Dismissing someone based on political orientation, gender, or...
Part of Donor Power: The Influence of Climate Philanthropy, February 2019
Video
Autodesk Foundation Executive Director Joe Speicher explains how in many cases, business value and societal benefit can be aligned.
Part of Donor Power: The Influence of Climate Philanthropy, February 2019
Video
Sierra Club Foundation Executive Director Dan Chu explains how foundations can play a role in promoting ownership and autonomy in communities in need.
Part of Donor Power: The Influence of Climate Philanthropy, February 2019
Video
"[Foundations] face either a great opportunity or a great danger of super-fueling gentrification within certain 'opportunity zones' - areas where we can have the most impact...
Part of Donor Power: The Influence of Climate Philanthropy, February 2019
Video
There is more ground-up momentum and support for clean energy than there ever has been, says Sarah Shanley Hope - built on decades of economic development, practice, and...
Part of Donor Power: The Influence of Climate Philanthropy, February 2019
Video
Sarah Hope Shanley, Executive Director of the Solutions Project, shares her top business school lessons to apply to climate philanthropy: Diverse teams always perform better...
Part of Donor Power: The Influence of Climate Philanthropy, February 2019
Video
Groups like the Sunrise Movement didn't have a funding proposal with traditional quarterly deliverables or promised results, says Inside Philanthropy Reporter Tate Williams....
Part of Donor Power: The Influence of Climate Philanthropy, February 2019
Video
It's important to for funders to support the empowerment of underserved communities of color, indigenous, and working-class groups that need it most, says Farhad Ebrahimi,...
Part of Donor Power: The Influence of Climate Philanthropy, February 2019
Podcast
Just ten years ago, an entire state running on 100% renewable electricity seemed fanciful. But this dreamy vision became reality when, with the backing of big utilities,...
Part of Can California Go Carbon Neutral? , January 2019
Speaker

Economics Columnist, Seattle Times

Jon Talton is the economics columnist for the Seattle Times. He has covered business and finance for the past 30 years, specializing in banking, urban economies, energy, real...
Podcast
Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefront of addressing climate...
Part of Donor Power: The Influence of Climate Philanthropy, February 2019
Event
April 18th, 2019
In the past few years, massive wildfires have devastated California, destroying thousands of homes and killing more than a hundred people. Experts say droughts and other...
Event
April 23rd, 2019
From regulating the temperature of the planet to generating half of the oxygen we breathe, oceans are a vital part of sustaining life on Earth. Moreover, global temperatures...
Event
April 30th, 2019
During the 2016 presidential election, climate change barely surfaced as a campaign topic. This cycle it’s a different story. “It’s gonna be the first election where it's a...
Speaker

Energy Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle

J.D. Morris is a business reporter covering energy, including PG&E, Tesla and California’s clean power initiatives for the San Francisco Chronicle. Before joining The...
Speaker

Senior Manager, Western States Energy, Union of Concerned Scientists

A native Missourian, Laura Wisland knows first-hand what it's like to grow up in a coal state. As a senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), she...
Podcast
From floods and fires to heavy snow and hurricanes, recent years have brought a raft of extreme weather disasters costing the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars in damages...
Video
Though this is true, climate has never changed as drastically and in such a sort time period as it is doing now as a result of humans, argues David Fenton, founder of Fenton...
Part of If Global Warming Exists, Why is it So Cold Outside? , February 2019

Pages