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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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A new decade demands new leadership in climate policy advocacy 21.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Only public policy can deliver the speed and scale of emissions reductions needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change.
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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U.S. court dismisses suit by youths over climate change 18.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.
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5 Australian Fire Failures: Lessons for the World from a Climate Catastrophe 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
In August, 2018, when Scott Morrison became Australia’s 6th prime minister in 10 years, he presented himself as a responsible steward poised to bring continuity after a decade of leadership hiccups. To emphasize his willingness to take on the country’s most pressing issues, he evoked Bono: “When the history books are written, our age will […]
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Will BlackRock’s Climate Move Cause a Domino Effect? 16.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Will BlackRock’s Climate Move Cause a Domino Effect?
The next major ESG opportunity for investors in Europe 15.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The next major ESG opportunity for investors in Europe
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Policy News: January 13, 2020 14.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress Increases Funding for Ecological Science in FY2020 Appropriations NSF receives a 2.5% increase, USGS funding boosted by nearly 10%. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Criticizes the “Transparency Rule,” Waters of the U.S repeal and more ESA, aquatic science societies resubmit comments ahead of January SAB meetings. NSF Issues Solicitation for NEON Operations ...
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Trump’s Latest Environmental Rollback Is a Middle Finger to Common Sense 12.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled plans to gut one of America’s most important environmental laws—a move experts say is as much of a handout to polluting industries as it is a slap in the face to science […]
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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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How Oakland's environmental justice movement transformed California's regulatory culture of climate change 11.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Local groups have engaged with regulators, legislators and other experts to drive impact.
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade 10.1.2020 WRI Stories
10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade Comments|Add Comment|PrintA lot changed for the world's forests over the 2010s, but much remains to be done. Photo by flickrfavorites/Flickr. The last decade was pivotal for the world's forests. The 2010s saw the rise of unprecedented new commitments — from governments and the private sector alike — to bring deforestation to heel. The UN REDD+ framework, the New York Declaration on Forests and the Sustainable Development Goals set out ambitious... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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She helped make California a clean air leader. Now Trump could upend that legacy 10.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board chair, fears the U.S. Supreme Court could take away the state's power to set its own emissions standards.

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Editorial: Trump's proposed new environmental reviews rules are as bad as you'd expect 10.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The new rules would make it easier for many projects with significant detrimental environmental impacts to proceed without crucial reviews.

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5 priorities to ensure climate action benefits low-income and disadvantaged groups 10.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can't leave anyone behind as we transition to a clean economy.
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Why stakeholders are raising the pressure on US business leaders to address climate 10.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
EDF released its annual survey of perceptions of environmental impact from 600 business leaders in retail, manufacturing, energy, technology and finance.
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Trump seeks exempting some pipelines and highways from environmental review, alarming climate activists 10.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

The White House move would fast-track the construction of some infrastructure projects, including pipelines, highways and airports.

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What Larry Fink Should Say on Climate Change in His Next Letter to CEOs 9.1.2020 WRI Stories
What Larry Fink Should Say on Climate Change in His Next Letter to CEOs Comments|Add Comment|PrintLawrence Fink, BlackRock CEO, on left. Photo by Financial Times/Flickr 2020 is a pivotal year in the battle against climate change, and global asset managers have an important seat at the table. As part of the Paris Agreement, countries agreed to revisit their emissions reduction targets by the end of this year—but policy makers can't achieve these targets on their own. The world's top 500 asset... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Letters to the Editor: Australia and America play a foolish game on climate change 8.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Despite catastrophic fires in Australia, greenhouse gas emissions rise and climate goals are ignored. This is profoundly self-destructive.

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After a rough 2019, farmers and congress discuss agriculture's role as a climate solution 8.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The Midwest floods revealed another benefit of sustainable agriculture: fields that had been farmed with conservation practices recovered faster.
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