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Becoming a Climate Funder: How Philanthropists Can Take Action on Climate and Justice

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Last month was the warmest June on record in North America, according to the Copernicus Climate Change Service. In fact, much of the world was unnaturally warm: Europe had its second-warmest June ever, and temperatures were above average in Northwestern and Southern Africa, across parts of the Middle East, and in China and much of Southeast Asia.

Inclusive Sustainability

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Can sustainable technology and access to it be inclusive? What does inclusive sustainability mean? Are we dividing ourselves further between those who can afford to be greener and fight climate change from those who can’t afford the newer upgrades to combat emissions?

Ceres Calls on Federal Reserve to Incorporate Climate Change and Racial Equity Into Community Reinvestment Act

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February 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The sustainability nonprofit Ceres issued formal comments to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors today, urging the agency to strengthen and modernize the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) by incorporating considerations of climate resilience and racial justice.

Climate Change Is Not Just an Environmental Issue

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The term “environmental justice” still may be unfamiliar to some people, but you don’t have to be familiar with it to understand what it means when you see it. With the Flint water crisis and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the people who were hit hardest were poor and black. “What Flint did was make environmental justice a mainstream concept,” said Charles Lee, a senior policy advisor at the EPA, on a panel at the recent Michigan Environmental Justice Summit.

Rev. Leo Woodberry on Climate Justice

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How does one cultivate environmental activism in the deepest of red states? Is the current situation in the White House dividing Americans further, or expanding the progressive tent? This week on Sea Change Radio, we discuss these issues and more with the Reverend Leo Woodberry, a nondenominational pastor from South Carolina who is thoroughly committed to fighting climate change. Rev.

Climate Justice and Sustainability Advocacy

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The chief curator (me) at EarthSayers.tv, Voices of Sustainability, has created a new channel addressing Climate Justice. The impetus for doing so arose out of a study by the Yale Program for Climate Change Communication. They conduct scientific research on public climate change knowledge, attitudes, policy preferences, and behavior, and the underlying psychological, cultural, and political factors that influence them.

Living Sustainability

The Wisdom of both Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge
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In this presentation (video*) Dr. Robin Kimmerer clearly and beautifully teaches us the relationship of living The Honorable Harvest to our quest to live in balance with Mother Earth; how to save ourselves by coming into relationship with Nature.

Climate Change: ‘The Fierce Urgency of Now’

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By Eva Dienel, Associate Director, Communications, BSR

In her plenary address at the BSR Conference 2013, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson used the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. to describe the climate challenge. She called it “the fierce urgency of now.” 

“We are running out of time on this issue,” she said. “We all have to do much more than we have been doing.”

BSR to Provide Live Media Briefing on Business in a Climate-Constrained World: November 7 in San Francisco

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BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer and BSR’s Director of Partnership Development and Research Edward Cameron will conduct a private media briefing on Business in a Climate-Constrained World at 3 p.m. Thursday, November 7, at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero in San Francisco.

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BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer and BSR’s Director of Partnership Development and Research Edward Cameron will conduct a private media briefing on Business in a Climate-Constrained World at 3 p.m. Thursday, November 7, at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero in San Francisco.

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