Rockefeller's Plan to Light up Rural India with Clean Energy

In rural India, more than 400 million people don’t have electricity. At the same time, an expanding web of telecom towers is burning through 2 billion liters of diesel every year. The Rockefeller Foundation is funding an ambitious initiative that would leverage the latter to solve the former. 

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Rockefeller’s President Makes Resilience Recommendations to Bill de Blasio

Judith Rodin has a few opinions on what New York City’s Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio should do in his upcoming term, and she’s not afraid to share them. The Rockefeller Foundation has been focused on building urban resilience for some time, and has centered a large part of its Centennial work on creating resilient cities. Judith Rodin reveals her ideas in a speech to Bill de Blasio.
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Rockefeller Moves Forward with 100 Resilient Cities

As of 2013, the Rockefeller Foundation has been around for 100 years and it’s celebrating its centennial in style. The Rockefeller’s latest initiative “100 Resilient Cities” supports urban resilience throughout the globe, in a $100 million effort to prepare cities for a changing environment.
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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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URGENT: How to Build Resilient Cities in an Era of Climate Change

Flooding, coastal erosion, drought, storms – Asian cities are striving to cope with the increased pressures brought on by climate change. In order to help Asian cities prepare for these upcoming problems, the Rockefeller Foundation launched the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) to equip communities with the resources they’ll need.
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