The Environment Program in 2010
The Environment Program makes grants to improve sustainable transportation in China, Brazil, and Mexico. Mexico City's Bus Rapid Transit system, known as Metrobus, was recently honored by Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government as a model for urban transit worldwide.
- Conserving the ecological integrity of the North American West for wildlife and people.
- Ensuring the global average temperature increases less than 2 degrees Celsius.
- Ensuring that energy efficiency is increased and that the energy supply is clean in nations with high energy demand.
In 2010, the Environment Program made 109 grants to 87 organizations, totaling over $43 million.
The Environment Program in the News in 2010:
- Margarita Parra Joins Hewlett Foundation as Officer in Environment Program – January 2010
- Cleaner, Greener Public Transit a Success in Mexico and Elsewhere – February 2010
- Featured Web Site: Yale Environment 360 – February 2010
- "Foundations" - A Q&A with Peggy Duxbury, Environment Program Officer – April 2010
- "Foundations" - A Q&A with Joe Ryan, Environment Program Officer – July 2010
- Featured Website: Parkinfo.org – September 2010
- Going Global with the Fight against Climate Change – November 2010
- Turning Back the Clock in San Francisco Bay – November 2010
- Saving the Great Bear Rainforest – November 2010