The "effective altruism" movement seeks to apply logical & empirical rigor to philanthropic giving, to maximize its impact. How do effective altruists view climate giving? What's the best, most impactful way to help on climate change? To find out, I talked with one of the leading voices in field.
As far as advocacy, I just finished emailing Senators Romney, Collins and Murkowski, describing the basics of the Build Back Better bill. I hope that they read the email and change their minds.
Advocacy is uncertain, and yet corporations pour millions and millions into advocacy and lobbying and for their efforts they regularly see a 10x, a 30x, or a 100x return on that investment. The uncertainty is there, but the returns are so great that corporations keep giving.