Foundation News Archives: May 2015

May 27, 2015
The field of philanthropy includes foundations that make grants and donations and nonprofit organizations that fulfill social purposes. While both are nonprofits, they serve complementary roles in the “social sector”, the realm in which benefits for the social good are advanced, whether...Read more >
May 25, 2015
Working with staff from EcoAdapt and the Point Blue Conservation Science nonprofit, Fellow Brenda Zollitsch co-led a working group at the National Adaptation Forum this year to gather information about wetland work related to stormwater management and restoration/mitigation.Read more >
May 18, 2015
The nexus between energy poverty and climate change are now momentously driving the aims of international development. Hundreds of international leaders are meeting this week at the United Nation's Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum to forge next steps. In this context, decentralized...Read more >
May 18, 2015
You don’t need to have thousands or even hundreds of connections for social media to pay off for you, and finding your flock will very likely not mean surrounding yourself only with others in your discipline.Read more >
May 11, 2015
There is widespread acceptance among the scientific community that human activities are the primary cause of present day climate change. But, how a changing climate impacts ecosystems is still a source of confusion to the public. Some of this confusion is associated with a lack of clear communication among journalists and scientists, particularly when it comes to addressing variability and uncertainty in ecological datasets.Read more >
May 11, 2015
Start by developing technologies that reduce all the wasted food out there.Read more >
May 11, 2015
For California to meet its climate goals, we need to rethink the role that water plays as a significant electricity consumer and producer.Read more >
May 11, 2015
More than ever, we are living in a data-driven world, where stories are enlightening but data drives the bottom line. Funders, policy makers, regulators, resource managers, and other decision makers rely on data to guide strategy. In this climate, environmental education, which has a rich history...Read more >

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