Starting this post with a caveat: This is not my personal blog. I’m a reporter hired to help tell the story of Preston-Werner Ventures, the causes we…
by Theresa Preston-Werner
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When the Yale Program on Climate Communication last year reported evidence of a demographic shift within the groups that make up “Global Warming’s Six…
This post also appears in Preston-Werner Ventures’ blog, available here. Reframing power dynamics in philanthropy is easier said than done. This post is…
Tom Preston-Werner is a billionaire, it’s true, but as billionaires go, safe to say we could use a few more like him. Tom is a youthful-looking Iowa…
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Meet Yari Greaney, a self-described goofball with a bright smile who can claim an impressive list of political accomplishments before she’s glimpsed the…
Hello and welcome back. So … on the one hand, we hope to contribute serious journalism to the progressive causes we support. As in, not press releases…
Tobita Chow is in many ways an environmentalist in new clothing. He’s a labor activist attempting to bridge climate action with international politics…
Just two weeks ago in this newsletter we discussed a supposed work of science fiction that warned of deadly heat waves and resulting human fatalities…
Bill Gates’ philanthropic energy arm Breakthrough Energy this week revealed plans to fund and launch a climate-only media outlet called “Cipher”. The…
Hello! Happy to be here, and happy to begin this post by not discussing scalding summer weather or the oak mites that have invaded my neighborhood in…
Leading with a quick note on our schedule, before we dig into California’s recall election less than a month from today: The newsletter is off for the…