With a New Leader, Climate Emergency Fund Gets Back to the Streets and Confronts Media Silence

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Based in Beverly Hills, the fund was started by a group that included heirs from two of America?s most iconic families: philanthropist Aileen Getty, granddaughter of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, and filmmaker Rory Kennedy, daughter of the late U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. It also has some serious climate chops. The fund?s advisory board includes writers like Bill McKibben and David Wallace Wells and youth activists like Xiuhtezcatl Martinez and Katie Eder.