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News Alliance magazine 15 June 2020

New Climate Pledge calls for $1 billion for climate funding by 2021

The Climate Pledge is calling for the philanthropy community to come together and allocate more than $1 billion in new funding for climate change by the end of 2021. Announced at the AVPN 2020 annual …

Opinion Jalonne L. White-Newsome 12 June 2020

At the intersection of climate change, water, and equity – a growing field of practice

When I started in philanthropy in 2016, I was given an extraordinary opportunity: to create an initiative at the intersection of climate change, water, and inequity. These issues are profoundly interconnected, but back then, the …

Opinion ACF, AEF, CFF, DAFNE, and Global Dialogue 4 June 2020

Foundations across Europe are tackling the other big challenge: climate change

The COVID-19 crisis has dramatically changed our world, in so many ways. Things will never be the same again. The first task is to save lives. The next challenge is, in the words of UN …

Special feature Andrew Milner 2 June 2020 For Subscribers

On climate justice, funders could do better

Philanthropy is falling short when it comes to supporting the climate justice movement that is rapidly growing across the globe Despite what he terms ‘amnesia and individualism’, Nathan Thanki of Global Campaign to Demand Climate …

Opinion Peter Heller 14 May 2020

We dropped the ball on climate protection in 2008 – we can’t afford to do it again

In 2009, I wrote a piece for Alliance – Wanted: First movers. Reading it now, I feel tempted to copy and paste the introduction into a new article about the COVID-19 pandemic: ‘It is a …

News Alliance magazine 29 April 2020

OSF pledge $16 million to prevent rollbacks on climate during COVID-19

The Open Society Foundations have announced a pledge of $16 million in support of urgent climate crisis priorities related to the coronavirus pandemic. The funding will support advancing ‘green’ economic stimulus plans and stopping authoritarian …

Opinion Ellen Dorsey 9 April 2020

Philanthropy must declare a climate emergency

This piece originally appeared online and in the March print edition of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. In February, three of the world’s wealthiest individuals pledged funds to battle climate change. In a letter commemorating the …

Opinion Indra Heerkens 2 April 2020

Why we need to keep talking about climate change

At this moment, we are all adjusting to the new reality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Like any other organisation, the IKEA Foundation’s top priority is to protect our staff while reducing the transmission …

News Alliance magazine 28 March 2020

$3 million fund to bring global ideas addressing health impacts of climate change to the US

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RJWF) has issued a new call for proposals to bring the most impactful ideas from around the world to U.S. cities to help address the health impacts of climate change and …

Opinion Julia Woods 19 March 2020

Four lessons learned from COVID-19 and how they are applicable to the fight against climate change

As we write this, cities across the globe are becoming ghost towns as public spaces, schools, businesses, and places of worship close their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Along with carbon emissions and …