Archive for 2010

Amur Tiger Photo Raises Nearly $100,000 for Conservation Work

Dec 22, 2010

We’re proud of our Russia Board advisor, Sergei Bereznuk, who won the 2010 Whitley Fund for Nature Christmas Card competition and garnered more support for his work protecting big cats in Siberia. Read more

Shop Sustainably This Season to Support Greengrants

Dec 16, 2010

Green Elements teams up with Chartreuse Products to fundraise for grassroots groups. Owner Suzie Blodgett blogs about why she chose Greengrants and how you, too, can support worthy causes by mindfully choosing how and where to spend money. Read more

COP16 Wrap-Up: An Agreement Emerges, but is it Enough?

Dec 13, 2010

Delegates at the 16th annual Conference of the Parties emerged from final climate talks early Saturday morning. Their “Cancun Agreement” is sadly on par with expectations. Read more

Day Twelve: “Why do we keep postponing a deal, when the planet keeps warming and people keep polluting?”

Dec 10, 2010

As the two-week climate summit in Cancun comes to an end, it appears that any real deal will be delayed until next year’s COP17 in Durban, South Africa. There are still a few issues on the table: a $100 billion… Read more

Day Eleven: Will We Change the Climate, or the System?

Dec 9, 2010

Marie Gladue of Black Mesa Water Coalition talks about the common struggles of indigenous groups around the world, along with the need for funding their unique perspective. Read more

Day Ten: REDD on the Horizon

Dec 8, 2010

It appears that REDD policy will be one of the few results of this year's climate discussions. Hear one of the members of the Indigenous Caucus Drafting Committee for REDD on the latest developments. Read more

Day Nine: “Deflated?”

Dec 7, 2010

Terry Odendahl, Greengrants CEO, reflects on the disappointment and stark contrasts in Cancún this week. Read more

Day Eight: Reflections from a Funder-Activist in Cancún

Dec 6, 2010

Global Greengrants Fund's CEO, Terry Odendahl, blogs on the events, energy, and familiar faces in Cancún Read more

Day Five: Weekly Roundup, Inside Scoop on REDD, Caravans, and Google’s New Tool

Dec 3, 2010

The work week is ending and negotiations have produced little. Get the roundup on the latest from Cancún, including an interview with a legal expert on REDD's progress and insight into Google's new climate change tool. Read more

Day Four: Can the Kyoto Protocol be Saved?

Dec 2, 2010

Japan's decision to abandon the Kyoto Protocol is a disappointing move. Get the run-down on the 1997 international agreement, the hope for renewing it, and how you can help. Read more