How much does human behavior influence climate change? Can it be changed, and how? In June, climate change experts and behavioral scientists came together to answer these important questions.
People are more likely to donate to charity when the brand shows ‘bravery’ by speaking up about social causes.
Governments and wildlife advocates are working to protect 30% of Earth’s lands and waters for nature by 2030. An ecologist explains why creating large protected areas should be a top priority.
Excessive donation requests can end up triggering donor fatigue or inspiring accusations of ‘social washing’.
Effective altruism, often called ‘EA,’ is closely linked to utilitarian philosophy and calls for donors to carefully scrutinize whether their giving makes an impact.
Indian American donors will have an opportunity to collectively fund improvements in education, health care and gender equality in India on March 2, 2023.
Longtermism may be derided for focusing on implausible sci-fi scenarios of space colonisation and robot apocalypse, but it raises philosophical questions that are hard to dismiss.
A recent fascinating debate was held on the role of philanthropy in fighting climate change.
The ravages of climate change and hunger do not occur in isolation, but are part of the system we have built.
Derided as ‘toys for the rich,’ the specimens being bought and sold raise broader questions about the relationship between science and capitalism.
Money pouring into conservation has funded drones and military-style training for rangers.
Sharks are much more severely threatened by humans than vice versa. A marine biologist explains how people can help protect sharks and why some strategies are more effective than others.
These nonprofits help with abortion access, but on average they don’t cover all costs, researchers have found.
More than 350 billionaires have signed on so far.
This growing trend aims to shift some of the power funders typically wield to the groups getting their money.
The approximately $12 billion she’s given away in the past two years has shattered conventions, explains a philanthropy historian.
Three scholars weigh in regarding the priorities of these wealthy American donors, who gave less to social service and racial justice groups than in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As decentralized autonomous organizations with philanthropic aims begin to form, it’s unclear whether they can operate without breaking IRS rules.
Informed data donations are different from the usual online data experience. They’re easier to manage because of technological advances.
Big donors need to balance their ambitions to address injustices with the constraints on power that democracy requires.