The Energy Foundation used a two-pronged strategy of engaging policy makers and grassroots activists to sell green electricity.
Climate-change entrepreneurs need funding, but they also need the expertise, networking, and intellectual capital that incubators and foundations can provide.
Credit unions focused specifically on financing environmental projects are beginning to offer a much-needed source of loans.
The time is ripe for companies to look beyond quarterly earnings and depreciation schedules, and into frameworks and strategies that will build long-term resilience.
Land restoration, clean energy, and sustainable agriculture offer better investment returns and more US jobs than oil, gas, and coal.
Changing the composition of the world’s energy supply is important, but it’s only half the battle against climate change.
How foundations can reimagine a proven philanthropic tool to more effectively address today’s social and environmental challenges.
Borrowing from the renewable energy sector, we can create a better food system by organizing regional governments to create markets for smaller producers and establishing coordinated networks that can amplify best practices.
Contrary to conventional economic wisdom, relying solely on carbon taxes will not create an optimal transition to clean energy.
It is time for the West to shift its orientation to India and other developing nations—away from a paternalistic position to one of true partnership.