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Record Share of Americans Worried About Climate Change

A survey by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication finds that the share of Americans who say they are "very worried" about global warming has reached 22 percent, a record high since first measured in ... Read More
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Advancing Leadership in Chicago

As members of MacArthur's Chicago Commitment team, we are committed to co-designing our strategy with an array of individuals, organizations, and other civic actors. Read More
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Catalytic Capital: An Essential Tool for Impact

Several years ago, I first remarked that the most compelling impact investments, very often, are "made, not found." My observation drew from the Foundation's three decades of experience as a hands-on impact investor. Throughout, we ... Read More
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In Defending Climate Action, Opportunities Abound

The past year brought profound setbacks and unexpected silver linings in the world's quest to curb climate change. The U.S. presidential election significantly altered the fight to keep Earth's temperature rise to less ... Read More
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Strengthening Civil Society in an Age of Nuclear Uncertainty

Only a year ago, Foundation staff members lamented the lack of public awareness about nuclear weapons, particularly compared to another existential threat, climate change. We wondered how we might help stimulate public knowledge about these weapons ... Read More

"A Gilbert & Sullivan Jaunt to Margaritaville"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: The Hypocrites
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Our Program Directors Reflect on Challenges

Big Bets In Defending Climate Action, Opportunities Abound Jorgen Thomsen, Climate Solutions       Criminal Justice Reform for the Long Haul Laurie Garduque, Criminal Justice       Catalytic Capital: An Essential Tool for Impact Debra Schwarz, Impact Investments       Strengthening Civil ... Read More
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"Trevor Paglen: Art in the Age of Mass Surveillance"

The Guardian
Trevor Paglen, 2017 MacArthur Fellow
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