Breakthrough Institute

Founding Year: 2003

Staff: 13

Budget:

Ted Nordhaus (Founder, Executive Director)

It is a “global research center that identifies and promotes technological solutions to environmental and human development challenges.” The institute aims to “accelerate the transition to a future where all the world’s inhabitants can enjoy secure, free, and prosperous lives on an ecologically vibrant planet” by changing the way Americans think about the environment, the economy, and politics in order to meet the new challenges of the 21st century. They “believe all knowledge is partial, contingent, and subjective, and thus try to bring a ruthlessly critical eye to underlying assumptions, especially our own.”

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Breakthrough Institute contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


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