Retrofitting apartment buildings for energy efficiency and solar power can boost affordable housing and climate protection.
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Massachusetts is establishing the first US green bank dedicated to sustainable affordable housing. Three experts in climate finance explain why better housing can help rein in global warming.
Mississippi River flooding left parts of Davenport, Iowa, under water in May 2023.
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Flood risks are rising, yet communities may spend millions of dollars in federal infrastructure funding on systems that aren’t built to handle them.
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett were two of the year’s biggest three donors.
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As giving receded to pre-pandemic levels, most of these gifts were designated for foundations, higher education, hospitals and medical research.
The company’s profits will sustain these efforts in perpetuity.
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Yvon Chouinard’s gift is unusual due to its structure but is also part of a trend. Many billionaires and large foundations are now funding these causes.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry spoke at the announcement of the Global Methane Pledge.
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Of the big pledges so far at the UN climate conference, cutting methane could have the most immediate impact.
Jeff Bezos is pouring $10 billion into the fight against climate change.
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Rather than pump money into a broken system, people like Jeff Bezos and Charles Koch could use their money to help fix it – by insulating politics from money.
Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife is funding efforts to dismantle racism and fight homophobia.
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By not attaching any strings to the money, championing representation and generally taking care to respect nonprofit leaders, she’s following five best practices.
The Ford Foundation, under Darren Walker’s leadership, is joining with other foundations to give more money away.
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It’s too soon to say what will happen with philanthropy in 2020, but looking at 2019 may offer some clues.