This month’s newsletter offers a look back at two years of impact with our film, Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution. We cover the excitement of the present with our newest project, Redford Center Stories. You’ll also get a few glimpses into the future, including our growth plans and upcoming film premieres. Finally, we share a few perspectives from Robert Redford that remind us of the foundation for all of this work.
We’re on the home stretch of 2019, approaching the second anniversary of the HBO premiere of our feature documentary, Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution, and the launch of a collaborative, multi-year initiative to accelerate clean energy movements. Today, we are proud to present our Happening 2019 Impact Report.
Youth activists everywhere are leading their peers, parents, teachers and communities at large in the global climate strike, an unprecedented show of human will to safeguard Earth’s future. The Redford Center team, like our esteemed co-founder, Robert Redford, has been energized by the power and vision we’ve felt and witnessed among these young champions of sustainability.
This month, we're thrilled to announce the projects we've selected to receive second round grants of $50,000 each to complete production, find their audiences, and move the environmental conversation forward in 2020 and beyond.
As the scale of the climate crisis becomes increasingly clear, it’s easy to start believing that personal action is never going to be enough to solve the problem. It reflects what researchers call "the hope gap,” and if there were ever a gap for storytellers to fill, this one is paramount.
For good reason, mainstream media is ringing the planet’s alarm bell loudly again. A report released last month by the United Nations details the looming collapse of our ecosystems as one million plant and animal species face near-term extinction.
Our co-founder has generously offered to match donations up to $50,000 to help us explore the link between nature and wellness and to share a story that will inspire millions to reclaim a life outdoors.
The more I learn about access to nature, the more I begin to see the value of The Redford Center’s work in a new light. It’s not just about protecting and restoring the outdoors. It’s about making sure that everyone can access and enjoy it.
Since the Green New Deal entered the zeitgeist of American politics, we’ve been hearing a lot about its urgency from one side of the debate and how preposterous it is from the other. So if you’re like us, you’re probably wondering: what exactly is the deal?
For eight days during Solar Education Week (April 15-21) and Earth Day (April 22), we will invite college students and educators to get involved with a special Happening offer (details below) and two minutes of daily encouragement from our Happening spin-off mini-series.
I recently had the privilege of meeting the father of biodiversity, Dr. E.O. Wilson. In addition to being the world’s foremost authority on ants, Dr. Wilson has been working for decades to preserve the most biodiverse places on earth
A fall 2018 report by the United Nations’ IPCC has shaken the global community with alarming predictions of what’s ahead. But as UN Secretary-General António Guterres said, “The mountain in front of us is very high. But it is not insurmountable. We know how to scale it.”