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PG&E’s bankruptcy could slow California’s fight against climate change 16.1.2019 LA Times: Business

Climate change helped fuel the deadly fires that prompted California’s largest power company to announce Monday that it would file for bankruptcy in the face of $30 billion in potential liabilities.

In a grim twist, the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp. could now slow California’s efforts to fight climate...

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4 Ways to Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy 15.1.2019 WRI Stories
4 Ways to Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy Comments|Add Comment|PrintRooftop solar panels in Yokosuka, Japan. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Matthew R. Cole/U.S. Navy The world is vastly underestimating the benefits of acting on climate change. Recent research from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds that bold climate action could deliver at least $26 trillion in economic benefits through 2030. This groundbreaking research, produced by the Global Commission... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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7 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2019 11.1.2019 WRI Stories
7 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2019 Comments|Add Comment|PrintA firefighter battles a fire along the Ronald Reagan Freeway, aka state Highway 118, in Simi Valley, Calif. Photo by Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP One hundred years ago, 1919 was a really big year: Countries signed the Treaty of Versailles to end World War I, Mahatma Gandhi began his nonviolent resistance against British rule, the Grand Canyon became a national park. And on a lighter note, pop-up toasters entered kitchens for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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8 types of ag-tech startups with the right ingredients for sustainability 9.1.2019 GreenBiz.com
Here are some of the promising ventures being backed by the likes of Tyson, Campbell Soups and Danone.
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10 Minutes with Erin Meezan, Interface 7.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The sustainability lead for the iconic carpet company lays the groundwork for changing the culture.
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10 groups that will be key to combating climate change in 2019 7.1.2019 GreenBiz.com
Saving the planet must be an all-hands-on-deck effort.
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Potential energy: 7 hopeful power prognostications for 2019 4.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Corporates cleaning up, cities doubling down — welcome to the future of electricity for the new year.
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Utilities are accelerating microgrid investments in innovative and strategic ways 26.12.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In particular, keep tabs on several programs from Duke Energy.
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Harvard Management Company: Private equity has opportunity to step up on methane 20.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Harvard Management Company: Private equity has opportunity to step up on methane
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Johannesburg Fights Inequality with Transit-Oriented Development 20.12.2018 THE CITY FIX
While most cities around the world struggle with inequality, in Johannesburg, South Africa, the challenge is compounded by the legacy of apartheid. In the apartheid era, black populations were relocated to the poorly serviced areas far away from job opportunities. ...
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Johannesburg Fights Inequality with Transit-Oriented Development 19.12.2018 WRI Stories
Johannesburg Fights Inequality with Transit-Oriented Development Comments|Add Comment|PrintContrasting high and low income housing juxtaposed in Bloubosrand, Johannesburg, June 2016. Photo: Christina Culwick While most cities around the world struggle with inequality, in Johannesburg, South Africa, the challenge is compounded by the legacy of apartheid. In the apartheid era, black populations were relocated to the poorly serviced areas far away from job opportunities. Though apartheid... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Why TD executives are banking on sustainability 17.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Why TD executives are banking on sustainability
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Black-owned credit union closer to opening in N. Mpls. 14.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
It would be the first state-chartered credit union to be approved in Minnesota in at least 15 years, according to the state Department of Commerce.
Aligning company values with its retirement plans 13.12.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A new initiative shaped by Allianz, BlackRock and Mercer highlights the need to incorporate sustainable strategies into 401(k)s.
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Weaning ASEAN from coal reveals climate risks and rewards 13.12.2018 GreenBiz.com
Can the region reconcile rapid economic growth with decarbonization?
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5 Cities Show What Urban Transformation Really Looks Like 12.12.2018 WRI Stories
5 Cities Show What Urban Transformation Really Looks Like Comments|Add Comment|PrintSARSAI improves road safety for one of the most at-risk populations in the world: school children in African megacities. Photo by Sala Lewis/Amend Urbanization is changing the face of the planet—for better and for worse. City populations, GDP and investment are increasing exponentially. At the same time, carbon emissions are rising, more and more people are living in slums, and air pollution is a growing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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As Trump administration promotes coal, business giants step up calls for bolder climate action 12.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
At COP24, corporates launch series of new initiatives to help mainstream clean technologies and sustainable practices.
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Why companies should pay for biodiversity 10.12.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It's all a part of their bottom line.
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Cop out: Can the UN Climate Summit deliver? 4.12.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A deep dive into the key opportunities and stumbling blocks that are set to shape this week's U.N. Climate Summit in Poland.
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Will power: Developing countries are driving the renewables transition, says BNEF 30.11.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A new report shows a dramatic shift in global energy markets.
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