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Carbon Inventory Project

    2023 Carbon Day Data Collection Form Use this form to submit your organization’s 2022 energy-use carbon emission totals. Instructions to help you locate your totals in ENERGY STAR PortfolioManager are included here and on the form. If you use another method to measure energy consumption, please see the Excel tool link on the form. Carbon Day Forms are due by 11:59pm (ET)… Continue readingCarbon Inventory Project

    America Is All In

      Our Work Sarah Sutton began #MuseumsforParis in 2017 on the day the U.S. announced an intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. In March of 2018, #MuseumsforParis was retired as the museums, aquariums, zoos and gardens joined We Are Still In as the Cultural Institutions Sector. In 2021, We Are Still In joined forces with America’s Pledge, World Resources Institute… Continue readingAmerica Is All In

      ECP at COP27 in Egypt

        ECP will be representing the US Cultural Sector at the United Nations Climate Change Conference the Conference of Parties (COP) 27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt November 8-16, 2022. ECP will attending events, co-hosting the only official UN Side Event including culture, and facilitating a workshop and presenting at the America Is All Pavilion. Find out more information about events hosted… Continue readingECP at COP27 in Egypt

        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

          Publications and Presentations

            Presentations Sutton, S. (2022) UCLA/Getty Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series: Cultural Heritage and Climate Change: D(d)iplomacy for Neighbors and Nations. To view the recording, click here. For more information about the program, click here.

            Held In Trust and Climate Resilience Resources for Cultural Heritage

              Background The Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC) entered into a three-year cooperative agreement with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in 2020 to conduct the Held in Trust project. The project is considering the current state, future directions, challenges, opportunities, and resource needs for the conservation and preservation of cultural heritage in the U.S. “Held in Trust” will examine the… Continue readingHeld In Trust and Climate Resilience Resources for Cultural Heritage

              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

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