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Caretakers of Wonder

    Caretakers of Wonder is a two-year project funded by a Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant. Set to run 2022-2024, the Madison Children’s Museum is the fiscal sponsor and director of the project. The project consists of nine children’s museums in four bioregions across the US and experts in climate education, communication, early childhood psychology, climate… Continue readingCaretakers of Wonder

    Carbon Inventory Project

      Sign Up to Participate Sign up here for the Carbon Inventory Project’s Carbon Day reporting. Your participation encourages others, and a growing list shows the sector’s growing commitment to understanding and reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from energy use. Upcoming Events All events are times are in Eastern US Time Zone and the duration is one hour. Click here to… Continue readingCarbon Inventory Project

      Frankenthaler Climate Initiative

        Helen Frankenthaler, Cool Summer, 1962, oil on canvas, 69 3/4 x 120 inches (177.2 x 304.8 cm). ©2021 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Photo credit: Rob McKeever, courtesy Gagosian. The Frankenthaler Climate Initiative is an energy and climate granting program launched by Helen Frankenthaler Foundation in partnership with RMI (Rocky Mountain Institute) and Environment & Culture Partners. ECP partners with… Continue readingFrankenthaler Climate Initiative

        Culture Over Carbon: Understanding the Impact of Museums’ Energy Use

          Carbon Inventory Project The Carbon Inventory Project is an offshoot of Culture Over Carbon and funded by the same IMLS National Leadership Grant. Environment & Culture Partners, New Buildings Institute, and New England Museum Association kicked the project off on Monday, October 31st 2022. We feel strongly about establishing a sector benchmark in ENERGYSTAR Portfolio Manager®, and we learned from you… Continue readingCulture Over Carbon: Understanding the Impact of Museums’ Energy Use

          American Psychological Association Task Force on Climate Change

            In February 2020, the American Psychological Association (APA) Council of Representatives authorized a Task Force on Climate Change. A team of 12 individuals was selected from applications solicited around the World in various disciplines and specialties. ECP’s CEO, Sarah Sutton represents the cultural sector on the Task Force. The Task Force is reviewing APA’s past and current work on global climate… Continue readingAmerican Psychological Association Task Force on Climate Change

            Detroit Zoo

              Background For the last 12 years, Sarah Sutton provided strategic planning and policy support to the Environmental Sustainability Manager and COO of the Detroit Zoological Society, and to the board’s Green Print Committee. This decade-long partnership has contributed to the zoo’s success, earning the following awards: 2020 WAZA Sustainability Award 2015 AZA Top Honors in Sustainability alongside Vancouver Aquarium  … Continue readingDetroit Zoo