Articles about Climate Change

Inga Trees' Land Restoration Technique Improves Food Security in Honduras

Reprinted from Forests News

Our NextGen Committee just closed their RFP for a $100,000 grant that will be awarded in 2021 to reduce existing and avoid future greenhouse gas emissions. Last year's winner was Inga Trees USA. Here's their story.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2020

Our quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for all of the latest news from the Foundation and our key funding initiatives.

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This Week on Weather Geeks: The Science of Climate Drawdown

Reprinted from Weather Geeks

Dr. Marshall Shepherd interviews Dr. Marilyn Brown about Drawdown Georgia, an initiative led by Georgia Tech, Emory University, The University of Georgia and Georgia State University, funded by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

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Georgia Researchers Engaged in Team Effort to Reduce the State's Carbon Footprint

Georgia Tech, The University of Georgia, Emory University and Georgia State University

A diverse team of talented researchers at Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, Emory University, and Georgia State are developing a platform of solutions for addressing the climate crisis in Georgia in ways that are achievable, impactful, and economically appealing.

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Planting Trees to Grow Food: Inga Cropping Provides Food Security for Farmers and Organic Crops for Industry

Reprinted from FoodNavigator-latam.com

Inga alley cropping is a sustainable farming model that boosts food security, reduces rainforest destruction and provides organic crops such as cocoa and vanilla for the food industry.

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John Lanier is Guest on Green Building Matters Podcast

“We need as many people understanding the intricacies, the nuances of what it takes to solve sustainability challenges as possible, and that requires people being willing to read and listen to podcasts like this and go deep on these issues. Becoming experts in as many different areas within sustainability as possible. It's hard work. It takes time, but it's a rewarding journey.”   John A. Lanier

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Foundation Awards $2500 Grant to University of New Hampshire’s Sustainability Institute on Behalf of Wendell Hadden, winner of the 2020 Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award

Interface Matches the Grant, Bringing it to $5000

Wendell Hadden of Interface, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award has chosen for $2500 to be donated by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, in his honor, to the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute (UNHSI) for its Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform (SIMAP). Interface has matched the grant, bringing the total donation to $5000.

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NextGen Committee Issues Call for Proposals for 2021 Grant

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 2021 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming.

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Passion First, Influence Next: A Talk by John Lanier Strikes a Chord With First-Year Undergraduate

A Story from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

Ella Stewart, a first-year undergraduate student at Georgia Tech, majoring in earth and atmospheric sciences, had the chance to hear John Lanier speak last fall. about his book; Mid-Course Correction Revisited. She tells her story and illustrates the impact that sustainability has on her life.

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What if you could rescue landscapes that have been deforested...with a tree?

Reprinted from The Hill

The Inga is a tough tree that helps restore nitrogen in soil and has a fruit that tastes like ice cream. What’s not to love?

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