Falling Dominoes: Why More Large Foundations Will Divest From Fossil Fuels

As more foundations divest, and the dynamic changes, funders may face a choice: Earn kudos for being on the vanguard? Or take fire for lagging behind, yet eventually end up in the same place anyway?
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Check Out the Foundations Targeting Dirty Energy

The Keystone Pipeline has been the subject of much debate and political wrangling over the past few years. Developing Alberta’s Athabasca Oil Sands would lead to numerous environmental issues including deforestation, water pollution, and increased greenhouse gas emissions. Several major foundations have been funding grants targeting the development of Canada's oil sands.
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Is the Fastest-Growing Economy in the World Sustainable?

China is the world’s fastest growing economy – and its most coal dependent. Its contribution to global climate change is undeniably substantial, as are the other side effects of its growing economy. Fortunately, over the past few years, organizations like the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation have supported several grants to green China's economy.
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