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Orchestrating the energy transition: Tuning into buildings 2.4.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
For the sector to play its part means adopting aggressive energy efficiency, zero-carbon and grid-interactive strategies, especially for existing structures.
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Trump weakens fuel economy standards, rolling back biggest U.S. effort against climate change 31.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The Trump administration released weaker fuel economy standards for new cars and trucks, pitting the federal government against California on a policy key to combating climate change.

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Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push 31.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change.
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Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change 30.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives.
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How climate progress can move ahead as COVID-19 halts crucial conferences 27.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
"We must find other avenues for progress."
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Here's what a coronavirus-like response to the climate crisis would look like 25.3.2020 LA Times: Health

We asked eight experts if the global mobilization to slow the pandemic might pave the way for climate action.

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What it takes to be a corporate climate leader 20.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Making sustainability core to business strategy and aligning corporate sustainability and government relations teams helps companies deal with short-term crises such as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
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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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Tribal Nations Enter Negotiations Over Colorado River Water 15.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Colorado River Basin is the setting for some of the most drawn-out and complex water issues in the Western US. In 2019, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan—a water-conservation agreement between states, tribal nations and the […]
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6 Ways the Trump Administration Has Botched Responses to the Coronavirus and Climate Change 14.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Here in Washington state, a spokesman for the nursing home that is the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak said on Sunday that he and his colleagues “had seen some residents go from no symptoms to death in just […]
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Oregon Governor Kate Brown and House Speaker Tina Kotek show real leadership amid scorched Earth tactics in Salem 9.3.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Oregon Governor Kate Brown and House Speaker Tina Kotek show real leadership amid scorched Earth tactics in Salem
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Oregon Governor Kate Brown and House Speaker Tina Kotek show real leadership amid democratic breakdown in Salem 9.3.2020 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
Co-authored by Pam Kiely and Erica Morehouse Two disturbing national trends – scorched-earth politics and a failure to act boldly on the climate crisis – came together in Oregon yesterday. For the fifth time in less than a year, legislators opposed to the majority party’s agenda left the state instead of fulfilling their core responsibility […]
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Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac: 'Every day is a chance that will not come again' 7.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
As the U.N. negotiators behind the Paris Agreement, Figueres and Rivett-Carnac have done a lot of work together. We caught up with them about their latest collaboration, a book called "The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis."
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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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Will Mexico Rise to the Zero-Carbon Buildings Challenge? 4.3.2020 THE CITY FIX
The global battle against climate change will take place in the world’s buildings. Buildings produce nearly 40% of global energy-related emissions. And while the latest research shows the world needs to reach net-zero-carbon emissions by 2050, the concept of a “zero-carbon building” ‒ one ...
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How innovator Bill Gross’s solar breakthrough could decarbonize heavy industry 4.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The renowned entrepreneur and investor discusses the evolution of Heliogen and his new concept for capturing carbon.
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Will Mexico Rise to the Zero-carbon Buildings Challenge? 3.3.2020 WRI Stories
Will Mexico Rise to the Zero-carbon Buildings Challenge? Comments|Add Comment|PrintMexico is poised for massive construction over the next 10 years. Will it pursue zero-carbon buildings? Photo by Alejandro Islas Photograph AC/Wikimedia Commons The global battle against climate change will take place in the world’s buildings. Buildings produce nearly 40% of global energy-related emissions. And while the latest research shows the world needs to reach net-zero-carbon emissions by 2050, the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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To charter a more sustainable future, look to your employees 3.3.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
To charter a more sustainable future, look to your employees
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Q&A: Amy Klobuchar on the difference between talking a good game and getting things done 29.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Los Angeles Times editorial board talks with Amy Klobuchar about her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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