Encouraging the U.S. to act on climate – carbon pricing is the single most effective means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions

It is imperative that the United States acts further to address climate change – 2023 was a record setting year for the most billion-dollar disaster events worldwide and in the U.S.,[1] causing loss of human life and damages to health as well as damage to infrastructure and property with major implications for our economy. Despite […]

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Blacks in Green hosts Justice Comes of Age launch event for the Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Center (EJ TCTAC)

Greenleaf is honored to work with Blacks in Green, a West Woodlawn-based nonprofit organization that is pioneering environmental economic development for the benefit of Black America. Blacks in Green leads the Sustainable Square Mile and the Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Center (TCTAC) in EPA Region 5 to help disadvantaged communities and organizations build […]

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Greenleaf is advancing a healthy and sustainable world. – Winter Update

Greenleaf Advisors LLC and Greenleaf Communities NFP advance a healthy and sustainable world, applying multi-disciplinary science to policy and practices to address climate change, environmental justice, energy, sustainable land use, and freshwater resources. In 2023 with our partners, we accelerated the transition to a more sustainable world, with the imperative to address climate change central to our work. […]

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Let the sun shine – Celebrating the Winter Solstice

On the Winter Solstice, Earth stands still, pausing, shifting, moving toward days filled with light. We, too, pause to reflect, and move fervently toward a more sustainable world, giving thanks to those whose work stewards earth’s resources for all. Let us continue on our sustainable path, taking purposeful steps, respecting each other, sharing knowledge, stewarding […]

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Global Climate Club announced at COP28

Germany announced the formation of a Climate Club to help developing countries decarbonize at this week’s COP28 global climate summit. Over 30 nations, including the U.S., are expected to join with the goal of placing a price on the carbon embedded in certain industry products. The climate club will incentivize decarbonization while providing financial assistance […]

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John Andersen and Don Wuebbles present Solutions to Climate Change and Water Resource Challenges – at Home and Around the World

John Andersen, President of Greenleaf Advisors and Communities, and Dr. Don Wuebbles, Earth Knowledge’s Director of Climate Science, presented Solutions to Climate Change and Water Resources Challenges – at Home and Around the World in Lake Forest, Illinois on October 9. Climate is a primary driver of ecosystem formation and is changing rapidly due to […]

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Advancing Climate and Emissions Data for a Healthy World

As the world grapples with the intensifying effects of climate change, meaningful measurement and reporting are imperative to meeting climate goals and managing risk. Greenleaf is supporting the efforts of proven, innovative technologies to accelerate the efficacy of climate data in forecasting, reporting, and mitigating the effects of climate change, including: The Open Footprint Forum (OFP Forum) […]

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DPI receives $5M National Science Foundation award to establish Global Center for clean energy and equitable transportation solutions

The Discovery Partners Institute, part of the University of Illinois System, has been awarded $5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) simultaneous to a £5 million grant by the UK Research and Innovation Engineering and Physical Sciences Council to the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom to establish the NSF-led Global Center for […]

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Blacks in Green (BIG) + Partners win historic EPA Region 5 Technical Assistance Center grant!

Greenleaf Advisors and Greenleaf Communities congratulate Blacks in Green (BIG) + Partners for being selected by the US EPA to serve as an Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Center (TCTAC) in Region 5.  This is a historic win for frontline and community-based organizations, honoring their on-the-ground leadership and expertise. The coalition will bring $10M in […]

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