Falling Dominoes: Why More Large Foundations Will Divest From Fossil Fuels

As more foundations divest, and the dynamic changes, funders may face a choice: Earn kudos for being on the vanguard? Or take fire for lagging behind, yet eventually end up in the same place anyway?
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The Divestment Showdown that Inspired Steyer’s Climate Disaster Fund

A year ago, climate funder and firebrand Tom Steyer had a public feud with a U.S. senator over who is making how much from fossil fuel investments. Steyer and wife Kat Taylor just made good on a resulting pledge by turning past oil industry profits into a relief fund for climate disaster. 

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Tomkat Serves Steak With a Side of Sustainability

Tom Steyer is planning to spend $100 million in the next election to take down those who stand in the way of clean energy. He and wife Kathryn Taylor will also sell you some high-quality cuts of grassfed beef. The two things actually dovetail quite nicely, and combined say a lot about the couple’s philanthropy. 

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Meet Billionaire Tom Steyer: Taking Aim at the Keystone Pipeline

If the Keystone Pipeline were ever completed – it would run from the oil sands of Alberta, Canada to the refineries of the Texas coast. However, completion has been postponed several times, largely due to environmental concerns. Billionaire Tom Steyer is joining the protest in a $1 million ad campaign against the Keystone Pipeline.
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How Do You Measure Climate Change Risk? New 'Risky Business Initiative' Assesses the Changes

Climate change is going to have a big impact on the American economy. However, the full risk of this impact is still not well understood. Michael Bloomberg, Henry Paulson, and Tom Steyer have launched the ‘Risky Business Initiative’ in order to find out how climate change will affect the American economy.
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