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Category: Climate Change :: Climate Change Science
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HSBC: Companies focused on climate change 'outperformed' as virus spread 6.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Research note suggests businesses with strong ESG credentials are proving more resilient than peers to coronavirus turmoil. But there are regional differences.
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Colorado sees “significant declines” in air pollution as coronavirus ramps down driving, industrial activity 5.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
At least temporarily, air pollution that hurts human lungs has decreased sharply along Colorado's Front Range as the novel coronavirus spreads.
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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet 2.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
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Dirty air, tailpipes and COVID-19 1.4.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Air pollution impacts how the human body can fight infections and viruses. Coronavirus mortality rates could become another galvanizing force for cleaning up the air and simultaneously lowering carbon emissions.
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Protecting tropics could save half of species on brink, report says 27.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Local farmers could be part of the key to helping to prevent extinction.
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'Red flag for COP26': Most high-carbon companies shooting 'wide of the mark' for a 2C world 23.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Investor-led Transitions Pathway Initiative warns four in five firms in carbon-intensive sectors currently fail Paris Agreement test.
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California is a climate leader. But here's why it needs to move even faster 18.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Critics say the Public Utilities Commission is poised to keep emissions reductions chugging along at an unacceptably slow pace.

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Elevated climate-related risks spur new approaches to doing business 16.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Researchers from University of Cambridge found that climate change could add around 20 percent to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040. They are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability.
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Australia's fire-ravaged forests are recovering. Ecologists hope it lasts 15.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.
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How to build a flood resilient future 14.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new book shows how we can adapt the built and natural environment to be more flood resilient in the face of climate change.
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Looking Past the Horizon: the Case for Indonesia’s Long-Term Strategy for Climate Action 13.3.2020 WRI Stories
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7 Things to Know About Decarbonization in the American Energy Innovation Act 6.3.2020 WRI Stories
7 Things to Know About Decarbonization in the American Energy Innovation Act Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe American Energy Innovation Act authorizes funding for new clean energy research and development, including marine and hydrokinetic energy. Photo by Ian Gagnon/Department of Energy A new legislative package on energy is working its way through the U.S. Senate. The American Energy Innovation Act (AEIA) is a compilation of dozens of energy bills that have passed the Senate Committee on Energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender.
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Emerging Leaders find inspiration in sustainability veterans, and one another 4.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
This year's Emerging Leaders "are the game changers that this industry needs — critical, compassionate, and tremendously capable."
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This Month in Climate Science, January 2020: More Injury-related Deaths, Mass Seabird Die-off, River Ice Disappearing 28.2.2020 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science, January 2020: More Injury-related Deaths, Mass Seabird Die-off, River Ice Disappearing Comments|Add Comment|PrintCommon murres experienced a mass die-off in the North Pacific in 2015-2016. Photo by D. Roseneau/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what's to come if we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Leading states have designed new ways to help utilities fight climate change 27.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
An inside look at innovations afoot to manage energy demand in at least 13 states.
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How young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and improve the land 26.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Because these first-generation farmers are starting from scratch, many of them do not view their practices as adapting. They see the techniques they use as central elements of a new kind of ranching.
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The Most Successful Air Pollution Treaty You’ve Never Heard Of 26.2.2020 THE CITY FIX
International consensus on cross-border environmental issues has been difficult to achieve, but the 40-year-old Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (or LRTAP as it is known to development professionals) has enjoyed great, if largely unsung, success in the fight against air ...
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The Most Successful Air Pollution Treaty You’ve Never Heard Of 25.2.2020 WRI Stories
The Most Successful Air Pollution Treaty You’ve Never Heard Of Comments|Add Comment|PrintScooter-riders with face masks in Hanoi, Vietnam International consensus on cross-border environmental issues has been difficult to achieve, but the 40-year-old Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air-Pollution (or LRTAP as it is known to development professionals) has enjoyed great, if largely unsung, success in the fight against air pollution and climate change. The Convention also led to cleaner air... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Editorial: No, a trillion more trees and baby-step oil company reforms won't fix global warming 24.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The trillion trees initiative to reduce global warming is like someone trying to lose a lot of weight by taking daily walks without changing the daily diet.

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