April 23, 2014
(CNN) -- At long last, this Earth Day we celebrate the true dawn of the Solar Age. That sunrise is hastened, here and abroad, by the slow demise of the once-touted "too-cheap-to-meter" Atomic Age of nuclear power. As utilities find nuclear power less and less cost effective, new solar...
April 22, 2014
This Earth Day, my dreams and visions are of China. One month ago today, EGA led an adventurous and globally diverse group of grantmakers on an unforgettable learning tour of China. And I can't stop thinking about and visualizing places, stories and people from that journey. I'm still...
April 21, 2014
Kresge’s Environment Program has completed a strategy refinement that more closely ties its climate change efforts to the foundation’s broad purpose of expanding opportunity for vulnerable people in America’s cities. The strategy builds on past efforts aimed at reducing greenhouse...
April 1, 2014
The Garfield Foundation announced the launch of a new Collaborative Network initiative in partnership with the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, Breast Cancer Fund, BlueGreen Alliance, Jenifer Altman Foundation, John Merck Fund, Marisla Foundation, and the New York Community Trust. Building...
March 28, 2014
LAS CRUCES, N.M. — On the edge of this parched southern New Mexico city, Phillip Arnold surveyed his rows of neatly pruned pecan trees with a satisfied smile. “There was a time when I wondered what kind of mistake I had made,” said Mr. Arnold, who began helping his family grow...
March 17, 2014
Thanks to all who attended, participated in, and helped to organize this year’s State of the States Briefing in Detroit! The ensemble of sessions, side-events and culture made for an eye-opening, relevant and engaging experience. A special kudos goes out to the Briefing Committee’s...
March 4, 2014
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau challenges the logic and sustainability of the $100 million bail-out the livestock industry.
April 23, 2014
(CNN) -- At long last, this Earth Day we celebrate the true dawn of the Solar Age. That sunrise is hastened, here and abroad, by the slow demise of the once-touted "too-cheap-to-meter" Atomic Age of nuclear power. As utilities find nuclear power less and less cost effective, new solar...
April 22, 2014
This Earth Day, my dreams and visions are of China. One month ago today, EGA led an adventurous and globally diverse group of grantmakers on an unforgettable learning tour of China. And I can't stop thinking about and visualizing places, stories and people from that journey. I'm still...
April 21, 2014
Kresge’s Environment Program has completed a strategy refinement that more closely ties its climate change efforts to the foundation’s broad purpose of expanding opportunity for vulnerable people in America’s cities. The strategy builds on past efforts aimed at reducing greenhouse...
April 1, 2014
The Garfield Foundation announced the launch of a new Collaborative Network initiative in partnership with the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, Breast Cancer Fund, BlueGreen Alliance, Jenifer Altman Foundation, John Merck Fund, Marisla Foundation, and the New York Community Trust. Building...
March 28, 2014
LAS CRUCES, N.M. — On the edge of this parched southern New Mexico city, Phillip Arnold surveyed his rows of neatly pruned pecan trees with a satisfied smile. “There was a time when I wondered what kind of mistake I had made,” said Mr. Arnold, who began helping his family grow...