The New York Times Climate FWD: One Thing You Can Do: Make Smart Donations

January 29, 2020

Last summer, when we discussed how to make your climate change donations count, our reporting suggested that one of the most effective strategies is donating to political campaigns.

But what if you’re not into politics and would rather help out a nonprofit organization instead? Unless you’re a scientist or policy wonk, figuring out who’s actually making a difference can feel like an impossible task.


On the policy side, Vicki Arroyo, a law professor and executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center, recommended the Environmental Protection Network, which defends against budget cuts and regulatory rollbacks that could harm public health and the environment.

This is just a sampling of environmental organizations, of course, and you shouldn’t be afraid to forge your own path.

Read the full article by Susan Shain in The New York Times