Articles about Climate Change

The Ray is Featured in 11 Alive Series

Reprinted from: Plan G: How Georgians are taking control of the climate conversation

The Ray was featured in an 11 Alive Series focused on the climate conversation in Georgia along with farmers, pastors and coastal residents

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Georgia Drawdown to Host Introductory Webinar

Georgia Drawdown will host an introductory webinar for all who are interested in moving forward on a path to carbon neutrality via strategies that strengthen the state’s economy and improve the quality of life for all Georgians.

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Beth Rattner at Climate One: What is Biomimicry?

Republished from Climate One

Beth Rattner and John Lanier recently spoke at a Climate One panel and podcast. Beth gave an overview of biomimicry.

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Biomimicry Blog: 10 Finalist Teams Use Lessons from Nature to Create Radical Climate Change Solutions

Páramo is an alpine tundra ecosystem exclusively located in the Northern Andes of South America and the home to the bryophytes that a team from Bogota, Colombia were inspired by in developing their concept, Bryosoil. Bryosoil is a flood prevention system that took the first place prize for student teams in the 2019 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

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Ten Finalist Teams Use Lessons from Nature to Create Radical Solutions to Climate Change Problems

Almost 100 teams from 17 countries entered this year’s Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, submitting nature-inspired inventions to reverse, mitigate, or adapt to climate change. The ten finalist teams receive an invitation to the 2019-20 Biomimicry Launchpad, a program that supports prototyping and eventually a path to commercialization and the potential to win the $100,000 Ray C. Anderson Foundation Ray of Hope Prize®.

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John Lanier at Climate One - Triple Bottom Line Thinking for Businesses: Weak or Strong?

John Lanier presented at a Climate One podcast and panel discussion in May at the Commonwealth Club of California, with some focus on the triple bottom line.

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John Lanier at Climate One - The Circular Economy: More than Just Recycling

John Lanier participated in a Climate One podcast and panel in May at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. He talked about how recycling is just one part of the circular economy.

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Nature-inspired Water Leak Detection System Wins the 2019 $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize

Twenty percent of the world's clean pumped water is lost due to leaking pipes, and current technology cannot detect leaks accurately enough or early enough to prevent either water loss or major infrastructure damage. Startup company Watchtower Robotics is tackling this problem creatively and effectively, and today was awarded the 2019 $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® for its efforts during the GreenBiz Circularity Conference.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2019

Our May newsletter has just gone out. Be sure to check it out for all the latest news and opportunities to engage with the Foundation

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Foundation’s NextGen Committee Issues Request for Grant Proposals for Projects Helping to Reduce Global Warming

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2020 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming, whether through direct carbon avoidance, climate communication, climate education, industry engagement, or otherwise.

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