Media Advisory: Mark Ruffalo Arrives Tuesday to Standing Rock

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Media Advisory | October 25th and 26th, 2016 Contact: Carina Daniels | 510.847.1617 Actor Mark Ruffalo Arrives Tuesday to Standing Rock to Support Pipeline Fighters Delivers Solar Panels on Trailers Holds two press events in North Dakota October 25 and 26 Fort Yates, N.D. – Actor Mark Ruffalo, co-founder of The Solutions Project, is coming to North Dakota… Read more »

Press Release: Mark Ruffalo and Navajo leader delivers solar panels to pipeline fighters

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For Immediate Release | October 26, 2016 Contact: Carina Daniels | 510.847.1617 Mark Ruffalo and Navajo leader deliver solar panels to pipeline fighters Using sun to power protest camp symbolizes needed transition to clean energy OCETI SAKOWIN CAMP, North Dakota – Actor Mark Ruffalo and Native Renewables founder Wahleah Johns have presented Standing Rock Sioux tribal elders… Read more »

Press Release: Fighter Fund Launch

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For Immediate Release | August 17, 2016 Contact: Carina Daniels | 510.847.1617 The Solutions Project Fighter Fund to support community clean energy groups and climate justice Ruffalo and DiCaprio backing efforts to quickly invest in frontline nonprofits Oakland, Calif. – One year after establishing itself as a climate and clean energy funder, The Solutions Project is launching the Fighter… Read more »

Announcing the launch of the Fighter Fund

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Core to The Solutions Project’s mission to achieve 100% renewable energy for 100% of the people, we award grants to community and frontline organizations to meet this broader goal. The Fighter Fund, coined by our founder Mark Ruffalo, is designed to make small rapid response grants at key movement moments for communities throughout the United States and… Read more »

In A Bottle Magazine: “American dream”, 139 countries could be 100% renewable by 2050

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MILAN – A dream, an idea, maybe a possibility.  Having a society that is 100% fuelled by renewable energy sources isn’t a goal that is reserved for small or technologically advanced countries, but is an attainable aim for all countries. Mark Jacobson and Mark Delucchi, two researchers from the University of Stanford, are convinced of… Read more »

Grist: The 50 People You’ll Be Talking about in 2016 – Mark Jacobson

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THE CLEAN ENERGY MASTERMIND Job: Professor of civil and environmental engineering, Stanford Age: 50 Reps: Stanford, CA Follow: @mzjacobson Green cred: As a specialist in climate modeling and alternative energy, Jacobson has spent much of his career trying to understand, and find solutions to, global warming. He thinks the U.S. is now equipped with the necessary… Read more »

Huffington Post: Only Renewable Energy Revolution Can Reverse Runaway Climate Change

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The recent United Nations Climate Summit’s (COP21) stated intention to keep planetary warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius was giddy-making news. While we are not out of the woods yet, there just might be a way. Transitioning to an electrified world running on wind, water and solar power ONLY would get the climate back on track;… Read more »

CBC: Canadian Broadcast Corporation – Clean disruption? Stanford group plans for 100% green-energy future

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An environmental research team from the prestigious Stanford University in California has calculated exactly how Canada can move away from fossil fuels, transitioning to a totally clean-energy future through existing technologies. But the assertion that this transition is just over a decade away is the source of hot debate. Investment in renewables fell by half last year, Clean… Read more »

National Academy of Sciences: Cozzarelli Prize Recipients

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PNAS Announces Six 2015 Cozzarelli Prize Recipients WASHINGTON – The Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has selected six papers published by PNAS in 2015 to receive the Cozzarelli Prize, an award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the scientific disciplines represented by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Papers… Read more »

The Guardian: How Leonardo DiCaprio became one of the world’s top climate change champions

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Leonardo DiCaprio was a climate champion long before the actor wrapped himself in an animal carcass, vomited up raw bison liver, and risked hypothermia for his Oscar-winning role in Revenant. DiCaprio used his acceptance speech for best actor to urge a global audience to reject the “politics of greed”, and support leaders willing to take… Read more »