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Climate Learning for Philanthropists

A selection of CLI webinars that share expert insights from the field and your peers.

Climate Philanthropy Briefing: A Place to Start

Co-hosted by Project Drawdown

Dr. Jon Foley from Project Drawdown and Jennifer Kitt from the Climate Leadership Initiative detail the science behind climate solutions and the role of philanthropy in driving change. (Recorded in March 2020).

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Why We Give: Philanthropists & Their Climate Journey

Fast-track your climate learning with philanthropists Ann Doerr and Kristian Parker, and Jonathan Pershing, Program Director of the Environment at the Hewlett Foundation. (Recorded in April 2020).

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Funding at the Intersection of Climate and Racial Justice

This “how-to” discussion for philanthropists interested in funding at the intersection of climate, racial justice, and equity—featuring Melanie Allen and Erin Rogers, Co-Directors of the Hive Fund for Climate and Gender Justice; Roger Kim, Executive Director of The Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund; and Solomé Lemma, Executive Director of Thousand Currents, part of the CLIMA fund.

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How Philanthropy Can Speed Our Transition: Electrifying Transportation for Health and Climate

Experts Dr. Anand Gopal, Nigel Topping, Sandra Roling, and Monica Araya discuss what is needed to scale early wins and usher in an era of cleaner air and livable cities.

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Storing Clean Energy to Power Our World

Co-hosted by the Science Philanthropy Alliance

Join Nobel Laureate, M. Stanley Whittingham; physicist and bestselling author, Varun Sivaram; CTO and Founder of Prieto Battery and Colorado State University professor, Amy Prieto; and MIT professor Fikile Brushett to explore battery storage solutions to accelerate a rapid shift away from fossil fuels to renewable energy and a healthy planet.

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CLI is an advisory service set up to help philanthropists speed their climate learnings through networks, experts, and events. Please let us know if we can help in your journey.

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