When environmental activism carries such a heavy price, how can we leverage our position as philanthropists to push for accountability?
The media statement by the KwaZulu-Natal Subsistence Fisher Folk, the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance, and other groups highlights the right of current and future generations to access the ocean and protect their right to food.
By Lindley Mease The CLIMA Fund supports groups that stop and prevent this devastation going forward. The Amazon is burning, Indigenous Peoples are standing up for the forests that have supported life on the entire planet, and youth are taking to the streets globally to demand change. Activists in Brazil and around the world are … Continued
By Lindley Mease, Thousand Currents | Olivia Trabysh, Urgent Action Fund | Allison Davis, Global Greengrants Fund Original post here on October 23, 2018 The SF climate summits exposed the deep rifts at play in the struggle to tackle climate change. How do we think about justice for Indigenous peoples whose resources have been extracted for … Continued
Original post by Lindley Mease on October 18, 2018 The problems associated with climate change are of catastrophic proportion and require diverse, systemic solutions. If these solutions are to ensure this planet is still habitable in 80 years, they will transform how we live and work across the globe. Philanthropy has the opportunity to play … Continued
Original post by Thousand Currents on March 13, 2019 PRESS STATEMENT New report shows overlooked grassroots leaders are already working effectively to cool the planet For media inquiries, please contact:Lindley Mease, (415) 824-8384 Ext. 126, firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GLOBAL — Today the California Environmental Associates released a new body of evidence that demonstrates that grassroots climate solutions are needed philanthropic investments … Continued
Original post by Rajasvini Bhansali on June 23, 2017 Climate change is a tough subject. It is serious and it is scary. Dig deep – beyond the very real, devastating impacts on communities around the world – and what you find is the reality of global systems of inequality. Legacies of colonial extraction. Concentrations of … Continued
Original post by Thousand Currents on December 07, 2016 History shows us time and again: the vital lever of major social change, from decolonization to civil rights to environmental movements, has been grassroots organizing. Yet, even today, grassroots efforts often remain underfunded and overlooked. This missed opportunity is huge, especially in regards to one of … Continued