Murder by Numbers
Environmental funders share blame for movement’s weak pulse
Much of the debate over the alleged “death of environmentalism” has centered on the narrow focus, tech-oriented solutions, and political ineptitude of big environmental organizations. Oddly omitted from these discussions is the way environmental foundations and funders perpetuate these problems and hamstring the movement. Longtime activist Ken Ward takes funders to task and proffers a plan for smart investing of green dollars that could make climate change a top-tier issue in the U.S. — today on the Grist Magazine website.