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The Best of Planet Earth in Action When Government Fails Us: The Philanthropic Community Announces $4 Billion Commitment to Combat Climate Change

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Last week, 29 philanthropists pledged $4 billion over the next five years to combat climate change—the largest-ever philanthropic investment focused on climate change mitigation. The announcement, made at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, represents a broad global commitment to accelerate proven climate and clean-energy strategies, spur innovation and support organizations around the world working to protect the air they breathe and the communities they call home.

New report from the Urban Institute measures inclusion in U.S. cities

To better understand what makes places inclusive, the Urban Institute conducted the first-of-its kind empirical analysis on the relationship among economic, racial, and overall inclusion in 274 of the largest U.S. cities, new research supported by Kresge’s American Cities Practice.