Tag archives: climate issues

Making a Claim to Reclaim
By Richard Mineards   |   February 7, 2023

It’s a marriage made on Earth! Michael Smith, entrepreneurial son of Montecito philanthropist Anne Towbes, has partnered with Oscar superstar Leonardo DiCaprio in Regeneration.VC, an early-stage venture capital fund supercharging consumer-powered climate innovation driven by circular and regenerative principles, which he co-founded. The fund’s vision, according to its literature, is “to empower all consumers in […]

It Takes a Crisis to Solve a Crisis
By Gwyn Lurie   |   November 8, 2022

At my core I’m an optimist. Not to be confused with a Pollyanna. I try to stay open to ideas and sources of inspiration and innovation that could lead us to a better place – no easy feat.  Which is why I enjoyed (or more accurately, had the enriching experience of) reading Ian Bremmer’s book, […]

National Climate Progress Takes Local Climate Action
By Salud Carbajal and Sigrid Wright   |   November 8, 2022

The two of us have joined forces with many others in our community on a clear mission. We are running a race to protect a fundamental aspect of life on Earth: a safe, livable climate.  A year ago, we heard the global community of scientists issue an unequivocal alarm bell by deeming our climate crisis […]