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Pope Francis' Encyclical: Clean Energy and the Moral Case for Climate Solutions

Gabe Elsner | Posted 06.18.2016 | Green
Gabe Elsner

Today, Pope Francis officially released his encyclical, "Laudato Si ("Be Praised"), On the Care of Our Common Home," calling on "every person living on this planet" to urgently address climate change, reduce the use of fossil fuels, and transition to clean energy.

A Call to Foundations to Step Up Giving, Act on Climate

Justin Guay | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green
Justin Guay

It's time foundations stepped up their game when it comes to climate. That's the message from two foundations that have invested big in climate: Larry Kramer and Carol Larson of the Hewlett and Packard Foundations. Put simply, their message is that the challenge we face is too great for philanthropy to be sitting on the sidelines.

Is Environmental Pessimism Losing Its Appeal?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

I asked one future biochemist what she thought about NYU's environmental program. Her bright young face turned sour as she complained that her environmental studies were dominated by disaster science. Where was the hope, she wanted to know?