Image: The ARK by Alfio Bonanno gives an ancient story a new reality in this site-specific proposal from Tides project Art Works for Change, producer of contemporary art exhibitions that address social & environmental issues
Next week’s U.N. Climate Change Conferencein Copenhagenwill not result in a new global treaty on climate, but it is focusing the world’s attention on the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly, quickly, and equitably.
As the world focuses its attention on climate change, this issue of Tidings invites you to learn about and get inspired by climate change efforts that are building connections between sustainability and economic and social justice; driving policy change at a federal, state and local level; empowering a new generation of climate activists in the U.S. and around the globe.
Take advantage of a $250, 000matching grant to bring new constituencies into the climate conversation. Tides' Alki Fund is matching all dollar-for-dollar contributions to the New Voices for Climate Solutions Fund. Part of Tides' ECO Initiative to build the long-term capacity of communities of color, women, young people, small business, and rural communities to shape climate and energy policy across the nation. To become a supporter of the Fund, contact Tides today.
MAKING GOVERNMENT PART OF THE SOLUTION
Policy Change to Address Climate Change
Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator John Kerry (D-MA) announced last month that the window for moving a climate bill onto the Senate floor has moved into early 2010, as the battle to pass health care reform and financial regulatory reform spills over into the new year.
CA, OR, WA, NM, MN, and MA in a
commitment to green jobs, NY
took a bold step last month when
Gov. Paterson signed Green
Jobs/Green NY Act into
law. It was a product of collaboration
between a range of stakeholders
Tides project Apollo
of business, environmental,
and community leaders working to
realize the green collar economy.
A New Approach at Copenhagen: essays
by leading Chinese economist Hu
Angang proposing alternatives on chinadialogue, a Tides project and the first fully bilingual website devoted to China and the environment.
Workspace Panel Thurs, Dec 3
Marin (CA) Nonprofit Resource Center Free, open to public.
Real estate and nonprofit experts
discuss the implications of the 2009
MarinSpace Nonprofit Workspace Study.
Tides at the White House!
In our second trip to the White House, Director of External Relations Jane Levikow represents Tides at a press conference for National Lab Day, a new Tides project & nationwide initiative to support youth interest in math, science, & related fields
In 2008, Tides granted close to $9 million to organizations working on issues of environment and climate change; to date in 2009, the figure is $13.6 million.
Tides also helped launch the Tar Sands Collaborative, working to combat the environmental disaster caused by the exploitation of the Canadian Tar Sands. Contact us today to find out more or join Tides' efforts.