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Time Magazine’s Climate Change Is Destroying American History

Written by John Garrison Marks, Director of the Public History Research Lab at AASLH, this article covers the impact of climate change to American History sites and features ECP’s CEO Sarah Sutton and Managing Director Stephanie Shapiro. Learn more here.

Coverage of the 2022 Frankenthaler Climate Initiative

The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation’s Frankenthaler Climate Initiative is the largest private national grant-making program to support climate change action at cultural institutions and the only nation-wide program of its kind for the visual arts. In 2022 FCI awarded $3M in grants for to 48 organizations in 19 US states. View coverage by Blooloop, The Architect’s Newspaper, The Art Newspaper, and Philanthropy News Digest.

: “Cool Summer,” 1962, oil on canvas, 69 ¾ x 120 inches © 2022 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Photo credit: Rob McKeever, courtesy Gagosian

Net-zero Picasso: Museums rethink art shows to cut climate impact

The Thomas Reuters Foundation’s Joanna Gill explores how museums are increasingly considering their climate impacts. Learn more here.

Carbon Neutral Visiting Initiative

The Discovery Museum in Acton, MA is the inaugural participant in the Carbon Neutral Visiting Initiative, a program by ECP and Carbon Credit Capital for museums to measure, understand, offset, and educate staff, visitors, and members about transportation-related carbon emissions. The Discovery Museum publicly launched the program in May 2022 and announced its conversion to 100% on-site generated electricity. Learn more here.

CNBC Rising Risks

CNBC Climate Correspondent Diana Olick covered how museums and the art work are addressing the climate crisis as part of the outlet’s Rising Risks series in February 2022. CEO, Sarah Sutton is featured highlighting the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation’s Frankenthaler Climate Initiative. View the Rising Risks segment here.