Search results for ‘climate change’

  • Non-profit

    Earthrise Alliance

    Earthrise Alliance is a left-of-center environmentalist climate advocacy group. The organization uses satellite imagery to document the changes to the natural environment. The organization advocates for a change in NASA policy that would make combating climate change the organization’s main mission. Earthrise Alliance is a project of the Windward
  • Non-profit

    Virginia Mercury

    Virginia Mercury is a left-leaning state-focused news website founded in 2018. While it claims to produce non-partisan news coverage, it selects topics of interest for a left-of-center readership and writes them from a left-of-center perspective. [13] It is owned by the left-of-center States Newsroom (formerly Newsroom Network),
  • Non-profit

    Nevada Current

    Nevada Current is a left-of-center news organization focused on government and political news coverage within the state of Nevada. The Current reports and comments on left-leaning social policy issues including politics, health, immigration, the environment, criminal justice, education, and housing. [46] Nevada Current is the Nevada state affiliate of
  • For-profit

    Our Next Economy

    Our Next Economy is an environmentalist for-profit consulting firm involved in sponsoring at least one group, the environmental journalism organization Climate Investigations Center (CIC). [68] Our Next Economy was established in 2009 as a for-profit limited liability corporation, or LLC. It reportedly accepted $5 million from the
  • Non-profit

    Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

    The Paul M. Angell Family Foundation is a left-leaning private grantmaking foundation that financially supports three main philanthropic areas: conservation, performing arts, and social causes. It was created in 2011 in honor of Paul M. Angell, a food manufacturer. [78] Four members of the board are members of
  • Non-profit

    Oceans 5

    Oceans 5 is a left-of-center environmentalist organization sponsored by the liberal Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA). [88] Oceans 5 has donated close to $80 million to create marine sanctuaries worldwide and to prevent fishing and exploration in those areas. [89] It is a funders collaborative of
  • Non-profit

    3 Percent Project

    The 3 Percent Project (3% Project) is a Canadian climate change advocacy group. It’s a project of the Canada-based Foundation for Environmental Stewardship.
  • Person

    Patrick Young

    Patrick Young is one of the main organizers of Shut Down DC, an environmentalist activist coalition that conducted demonstrations blocking roadways in Washington, D.C. in September 2019. [111] He is an organizer and campaigner, and works with labor unions including the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  • Person

    Heather Podesta

    Heather Podesta is a Democratic-aligned lobbyist and lawyer who runs Invariant Group, the largest female-owned lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. Podesta and her firm have worked for a range of organizations across the political spectrum. Though Podesta and her staff have worked in nearly every industry, her firm focuses primarily
  • Person

    Justin Gillis

    Justin Gillis is an op-ed writer for the New York Times on environmentalism and an author on climate change awareness. Formerly, he worked at The Associated Press, The Miami Herald, and The Washington Post.
  • Non-profit

    Chino Cienega Foundation

    Chino Cienega Foundation (CCF) is a California-based private grantmaking foundation that funds environmentalist activism and advocacy related to the effects of the Vietnam War. Chino Cienega maintains no paid staff, but is completely run by its board of directors and advisory board. [205] It hands out small-scale grants,
  • Non-profit

    Flora Family Foundation

    Flora Family Foundation (FFF) is a left-of-center grantmaking foundation focused on two main program areas, which it refers to as the “Climate Protection Program,” and the “Gap Program.” Between 2017 and 2019, the Foundation contributed over $3 million to organizations focused on climate change, especially in regards to limiting the
  • Non-profit

    D.N. Batten Foundation

    The D.N. Batten Foundation contributes millions to a broad array of organizations including left-of-center environmentalist groups focusing on climate change, and other environmentalist priorities. [235] The foundation is founded by, named after and led by Dorothy Batten, the daughter and heiress of Frank Batten, billionaire founder of the
  • Non-profit

    EarthRights International (ERI)

    EarthRights International (ERI) is a left-of-center litigation nonprofit created in 1995 that provides pro bono legal representation in environmental lawsuits. The group is run by its two co-founders, Burmese political activist Ka Hsaw Wa and his wife, Katie Redford. [252] Background EarthRights International was formed in
  • Non-profit

    Partnership for Southern Equity

    The Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) is an Atlanta-based nonprofit that promotes the adoption of local policy initiatives developed through the lens of race. It was previously known as Equity Atlanta but changed its name in 2010. PSE is an offspring of, and works with, the left-of-center PolicyLink to
  • Non-profit

    Take Back the Court

    The Take Back the Court Foundation, referred to as Take Back the Court, is a left-of-center advocacy group which aims to add seats to the United States Supreme Court once Democrats gain control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate in order to effectively nullify Republican Supreme Court
  • Other Group

    Columbia Journalism Review

    The Columbia Journalism Review is a magazine and website published by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism that monitors the news media industry. Though it claims not to identify with a political point of view, it has affiliations with openly left-leaning media outlets such as The Nation and
  • Non-profit

    11th Hour Project

    The 11th Hour Project is the main grant-making vehicle of the left-of-center Schmidt Family Foundation of former Alphabet (Google) CEO Eric Schmidt and his wife Wendy Schmidt. It chiefly supports nonprofit organizations that focus on environmentalist advocacy and international development issues. Background Founded in 2006, the
  • Non-profit

    Durfee Foundation

    Founded by R. Stanton and Dorothy Avery with a donation of a portion of the wealth generated from the Avery-Dennison company they founded, the Durfee Foundation funds sabbaticals for non-profit leaders, provides support for innovators’ efforts to solve Los Angeles-area community problems, aids students and communities in scientific research of
  • Non-profit

    Henry P. Kendall Foundation

    The Henry P. Kendall Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking organization. The foundation supports environmentalist organizations and other projects throughout the New England area. The foundation is also active in public school and university grantmaking. The children of industrial manager Henry P. Kendall founded the institution in 1957, focusing its activities