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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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Climate change fears propel scientists out of the lab and into the streets 17.12.2019 LA Times: Science

Climate scientists are rejecting the idea that they should stick to the data and leave policy to others. These days, more of them are becoming advocates.

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A Beautiful World: Fighting climate change on behalf of the kids who’ll live with it 17.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Heather McTeer Toney believes that anybody can join the fight for a cleaner planet, and should.
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COP25 and the tyranny of low expectations 16.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Big polluters and a surge of nationalism scuttled any meaning results from two intense weeks of U.N. climate negotiations.
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Power to the young people: emerging climate leaders attend VERGE 19 16.12.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Passionate youth, corporate changemakers, cleantech innovators and public sector planners are all critical to the success of the climate movement.
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U.N. climate summit goes to extra time, but ends with major questions unresolved 16.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The talks showed deep divisions, as small countries highly vulnerable to rising seas and powerful storms were at odds with wealthy, high-emitting countries like the United States.
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time 'person of the year' 11.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"For sounding the alarm about humanity's predatory relationship with the only home we have, for bringing to a fragmented world a voice that transcends backgrounds and borders, for showing us all what it might look like when a new generation leads, Greta Thunberg is TIME's 2019 Person of the Year," the media franchise said.
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The energy sector’s carbon emissions are rising, not falling — can COP25 turn it around? 10.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
This year’s United Nations Climate Change Summit (COP25) opened in Madrid against a backdrop of mounting urgency. In the last 12 months, the U.N.’s climate science body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has issued two special reports raising stark warnings of the risks climate change poses to food security and the oceans. 
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