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Flexible support from donors like you enables us to proactively respond to today’s most pressing environmental problems and catalyze timely and meaningful results.

The Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability bridges academia and policymakers worldwide. Our topnotch researchers are trusted pioneers, crafting and testing creative approaches to questions such as realizing the value of water data, the evolving electricity sector, achieve sustainable management of fisheries, and the value of ecosystems.

Using a venture policy approach, the Nicholas Institute deftly responds to ever changing political tides, framing the right questions and searching for solutions that stick. Read more about our impact.

We invite you to help us develop the next big idea and pave the way for lasting positive change.

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