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Visionary Women honors political activist-actress Jane Fonda 7.3.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

"We're facing a collective crisis with the climate crisis that can only be solved with a collective response," Jane Fonda told a gathering during Visionary Women's celebration of International Women's Day.

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Trend: Employee activism on sustainability marches on 24.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
With growing distrust of governmental institutions, employees are using their voices to advocate for change and demand that their employers do so, too.
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Latinos Are Super Green. When Will Environmental Groups Realize? 23.2.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Adelina walked briskly everywhere—and never more so than on her daily errands to the open-air mercado near my aunt’s house in Mexico City. My 8-year-old self would try to keep up, braids flying, as I watched our housekeeper’s shopping bags swing on […]
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Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change 18.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change.
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The Sunrise Movement Is Taking the Fight to Big Oil’s Home Turf 15.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Sunrise Movement, the youth campaign behind the Green New Deal, called 25,000 Iowans and persuaded 7,000 to sign pledges to vote for the candidate who advocated the most ambitious plan for rapidly lowering planet-heating emissions along with guaranteeing federal […]
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Salesforce: Why corporate sustainability must change 10.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
This article originally appeared on the Salesforce corporate blog. 2019 was another year in which natural disasters occurred with unnatural (or at least unprecedented) force and frequency.
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Jane Fonda brings climate change protests to Los Angeles 2.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Jane Fonda will hold a rally on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall on Feb. 7, kicking off a series of monthly protests around California.

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8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade 21.1.2020 THE CITY FIX
The world was not kind to the environment over the past decade, the warmest in recorded history. Superstorm Sandy caused more than $70 billion of damages in the United States. Cities like Cape Town, South Africa, nearly ran out of water. Record floods killed ...
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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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'You need to act now': Meet 4 girls working to save the warming world 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"When we organize, we model the world we want to see," says teenager Xiye Bastida. Activist girls like Bastida have been especially visible in the fight against climate change.
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Thousands gather for Women's March rallies across the U.S. 19.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women's March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration.
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8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade 16.1.2020 WRI Stories
8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade Comments|Add Comment|PrintClimate activism movements can now be found around the world. Photo by Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo The world was not kind to the environment over the past decade, the warmest in recorded history. Superstorm Sandy caused more than $70 billion of damages in the United States. Cities like Cape Town, South Africa nearly ran out of water. Record floods killed 1,300 people in India and Pakistan.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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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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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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10 key trends to watch for the 2020s 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
If so much can change in a year, imagine what the next decade could bring.
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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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2019 was the year that… 30.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It was a very good year, except when it wasn't.
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6 sustainability trends that GreenBiz readers engaged with most in 2019 23.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Our most popular stories of 2019 covered everything from single use-plastic to the built environment.
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