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Protestors wearing COVID-19 face coverings march across the Brooklyn Bridge and hold signs that read "Justice for George Floyd" and "Love and Peace"

Increased 2020 Grantmaking Boosts Democratic Integrity, Sustainable Economy, Racial Justice

This year, the RBF committed nearly $9 million in additional funds to support 11 grantees, including both long-term partners and new organizations, coalitions, and initiatives.
Young protesters march carrying signs that say "Save Our Future"
Photo by Julian Meehan.

The Most Courageous Climate Action Isn't National, It's in the Streets

It’s time to support these young people as they wake up their elders. It may be the only thing that saves us. See you in the streets. I’ll be there, marching beside my daughter.
Four wind turbines on a grassy plain

(Image by American Public Power Association on Unsplash)

The RBF Approach to Carbon Offsets

The RBF tracks its annual electric and transportation energy use and counteracts the calculated total greenhouse gas emissions through carbon offsets.
Wind turbines off the coast of Denmark.
Photo courtesy of www.CGPGrey.com.

Rooting for Cities

Reflections on the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance Annual Meeting in Helsinki.

A Dialogue about Democracy & Capitalism with Naomi Klein and Stephen Heintz

"The climate crisis is really the forcing mechanism: it is so big, so existential, so serious. But it reveals these bigger issues around humanity—the sense of fairness and justice and equality. Unless we reestablish an ethos of caring and sharing as a way of acting on this planet, we’re not going to solve this crisis.”

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