RCP in the News

Advocating for Climate Philanthropy in Rural Places

Advocating for Climate Philanthropy in Rural Places

In The Chronicle of Philathropy, Director Josh Ewing covers the revealing results of our rural emissions report, highlighting, for example, how rural areas account for nearly half of all power-plant emissions.

Two Worlds, One Country: Climate communications in rural areas

Two Worlds, One Country: Climate communications in rural areas

Josh Ewing, director of the Rural Climate Initiative, tells the Two Worlds, One Country podcast how RCP approaches climate issues and problems in a way that builds support from farmers and rural people, rather than putting them on the defensive.

Energizing rural-led climate solutions

Energizing rural-led climate solutions

RCP Director Josh Ewing shares strategies with the Rural Urban Bridge Initiative, to ensure rural communities aren’t left out and don’t opt out of all the opportunities that clean energy, regenerative agriculture and federal investments can bring.

Podcast Interview: A renewable rural America

Podcast Interview: A renewable rural America

In a podcast interview with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, RCP Director Josh Ewing outlines a mission to encourage rural people to set politics aside and embrace the clean energy transition in communities of all kinds.

Advocating for Climate Philanthropy in Rural Places

Advocating for Climate Philanthropy in Rural Places

In The Chronicle of Philathropy, Director Josh Ewing covers the revealing results of our rural emissions report, highlighting, for example, how rural areas account for nearly half of all power-plant emissions.

Report: The Overlooked Climate Impact of Rural America

Report: The Overlooked Climate Impact of Rural America

Table of Contents:   1. Overview of Rural Emissions 2. Emissions by Sector Electric Power Agriculture Industry Transportation Residential & Commercial 3. Conclusion 4. AppendixThe Overlooked Climate Impact of Rural America A first-ever analysis of emissions...

Co-op reform workshop brings together rural organizers

Co-op reform workshop brings together rural organizers

Rural electric cooperatives hold tremendous sway in rural energy systems. These cooperatives (“co-ops”) are nonprofit electric utilities governed by their customers that supply power to more than 42 million people and 22 million businesses in small cities, towns, and...

RCP in 2023

RCP in 2023

Photo courtesy of the ACT Now Coalition Rural communities have emerged as crucial leaders in climate action. Rural people are building effective climate solutions that simultaneously foster local economic prosperity. If our nation is to address climate change, it’s...

Two Worlds, One Country: Climate communications in rural areas

Two Worlds, One Country: Climate communications in rural areas

Josh Ewing, director of the Rural Climate Initiative, tells the Two Worlds, One Country podcast how RCP approaches climate issues and problems in a way that builds support from farmers and rural people, rather than putting them on the defensive.

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