CHEQUE BOOK JOURNALISM – TELLING YOU THE BEST WAY TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE IS TRUST THE BUGGERS WHO CAUSED IT.
Spoiler alert: this is not an article denying climate change. Its an article on questioning the means by which we do this.
“we should all move into green cities” the moral of the Guardian article by Kim Stanley ….when reading this article (LINK BELOW) and the Guardian pledge to report on Climate Chanage consider the following”
In 2016, the company established a U.S.-based philanthropic arm to raise money from individuals and organisations including think tanks and “corporate foundations”. The grants are focused by the donors on “particular issues”
Major patrons include Pierre Omidyar’s (Ebay), the Skoll Foundation (David Rothchild, Gates Foundation), the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (funded by US Federal Grants, Gates Foundation and the World Bank, ) to finance reporting on topics including modern-day slavery and climate change. The Guardian has stated that it has secured $6 million “in multi-year funding commitments” to date This funding includes Ford Motors, Rockefeller, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Gates had also given the Guardian foundation $5 million for its Global Development web-page.
Visa the Conrad Foundation to mark World Water Day, 22 March 2011, World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signed an agreement making it easier for the U.S. Government and World Bank to work together to address global water challenges and provide funding for education and reporting .The signing was preceded by presentations by Steve Hilton of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, who announced a US$ 50-million pledge for water projects, and Jeff Seabright, Vice President of Coca Cola.