The Philanthropists Who Think a Carbon Tax Offers the Best Way Forward on Climate Policy

National climate legislation doesn’t seem to have a snowball’s chance in Congress. But some funders and other market-savvy environmentalists hope a carbon tax offers a path to a political breakthrough.

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The Quiet Hedge Fund Heir Who's Engaged in Massive Climate Giving

The Sea Change Foundation gives tens of millions annually to fighting climate change, making six- and seven-figure grants to some of the most progressive groups working on the issue. While Sea Change is notably lacking a public presence, the philanthropist behind it is a powerful player in green issues, and part of a family known for its big giving.

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Get Ready: Kresge Foundation Prepares for Inevitability of Climate Change

Early on in 2013 the Kresge Foundation announced that it would be refining its climate-change priorities. Still committed to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, the foundation is bringing a new focus to community resilience. Kresge’s Environment Program believes communities need to be prepared for the inevitability of climate change and the changes it will bring.
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