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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 1.4.2020 THE CITY FIX
The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s ...
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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 31.3.2020 WRI Stories
Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintInvesting in transmission infrastructure can be an engine of U.S. job creation and economic growth. Photo credit: R. Nial Bradshaw/U.S. Air Force The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s economic impacts will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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It’s just numbers: A ROSI view of corporate sustainability 24.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
How do you justify a company's sustainability investments? There's an app for that.
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After Coronavirus, Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover 13.3.2020 WRI Stories
After Coronavirus, Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover Comments|Add Comment|PrintTaking bold climate action, such as increasing renewable energy capacity, can stimulate economic growth while reducing air pollution. Photo by Hahaheditor12667/Wikimedia Commons The COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a human tragedy, infecting more than 120,000 and killing more than 4,200 people as of March 12, 2020. The loss of human life is heart-breaking and set to continue ticking... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Driven: Behind the rise, stumble and rebirth of Fair and its car-buying app 11.3.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Perhaps no corner of the auto industry is as ripe for disruption as car shopping.

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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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To build credit, try this set-it-and-forget-it trick 23.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Automatic charges and payments are a good way to help credit-building efforts. Also: more on when to claim Social Security benefits.

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How and Where to Plant 60 Billion Trees in the US 18.2.2020 THE CITY FIX
The Trillion Trees Initiative has garnered support from business and political leaders around the world. U.S. President Trump highlighted the initiative as the cornerstone of his plan to protect the environment, a rare shift for an administration that has moved to withdraw ...
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How and Where to Plant 60 Billion Trees in the US 12.2.2020 WRI Stories
How and Where to Plant 60 Billion Trees in the US Comments|Add Comment|PrintRestocking timber forests is one way the United States can plant billions of trees. Photo by Cecilio Ricardo/U.S. Forest Service The Trillion Trees Initiative has garnered support from business and political leaders around the world. U.S. President Trump highlighted the initiative as the cornerstone of his plan to protect the environment, a rare shift for an administration that has moved to withdraw from the Paris... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Mainstreaming blue carbon to finance coastal resilience 12.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
'Blue carbon' markets could be a crucial pathway for increasing private investment in coastal and marine conservation projects.
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Why Is Sustainable Urban Transport a Great Investment? 5.2.2020 THE CITY FIX
Transport is the world’s fastest growing source of energy-related carbon emissions. It accounted for 23% of energy-related GHG emissions in 2010, and, within that, urban transport was the largest single source. Depending on where you live, transport also contributes anywhere ...
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It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises 21.1.2020 WRI Stories
It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises Comments|Add Comment|PrintA well provides water in Jedane, Ethiopia. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Lindsey/U.S. Navy Statistics on global water challenges are daunting: 3 billion people don’t have basic handwashing facilities. A quarter of the world’s population live in countries facing extremely high water stress. There are more than 500 dead zones — areas of the ocean without enough oxygen for most marine... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Can mission-driven food companies scale up without selling out? 13.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Often, businesses struggle to maintain their original values in the name of shareholder demands. What will it take to change that?
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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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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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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy 27.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
The United States is the only nation that doesn’t show up in the list of countries currently committed to the Paris Agreement. But that doesn’t mean most Americans aren’t trying to do their part. In fact, U.S. states, cities and ...
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12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy 26.11.2019 WRI Stories
12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintSolar installation is one of the main clean energy jobs of the future. Photo by Green Energy Futures/Flickr. The United States is the only nation that doesn't show up in the list of countries currently committed to the Paris Agreement. But that doesn't mean most Americans aren't trying to do their part. In fact, U.S. states, cities and counties that support the Paris Agreement make up about two-thirds of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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A surprise pension creates investment concerns 24.11.2019 LA Times: Business

The husband died without realizing that his employer owed him a pension. Now his spouse can't figure out what to do with the money.

New Guidance Can Help Companies Reduce Water Risk, Improve Watersheds 12.11.2019 WRI Stories
New Guidance Can Help Companies Reduce Water Risk, Improve Watersheds Comments|Add Comment|PrintUpper Colorado River, Utah; part of the Colorado River watershed. Photo by U.S. Bureau of Land Management Water-related risk is a growing economic threat, responsible for over $36 billion in private sector losses in 2018. These impacts have triggered unprecedented action by businesses, including: Investments: In 2017, companies committed $23.4 billion to tackle water risks, across more than 1,000... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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