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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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Texas cities and fleet owners should take a closer look at electric buses 6.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Texas cities and fleet owners should take a closer look at electric buses
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As Houston unveils EV roadmap, Texas cities and fleet owners should take a closer look at electric buses 6.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
As Houston unveils EV roadmap, Texas cities and fleet owners should take a closer look at electric buses
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On the modernized, efficient and equitable electric grid 23.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
Innovative state-level policies can ensure safe and distributed energy for low- and moderate-income households.
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Low-carbon cities are a $24 trillion opportunity 22.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
From urban density to energy-efficient appliances, cutting emissions and making money has never made more sense.
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off 7.10.2019 WRI Stories
Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off Comments|Add Comment|PrintImproving water management in African countries can boost their climate resilience. Waretu Abera (pictured here) of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, is an expert working on the issue. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition. The world is vastly underestimating the benefits of acting on climate change. Recent research from the Global Commission on the Economy and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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System Change Investing: The business case 7.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The new paradigm approach shifts the focus of investing from company change and symptoms to system change and root causes.
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Commentary: Climate Action for Today and Tomorrow: The Relationship between NDCs and LTSs 3.10.2019 WRI Stories
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RELEASE: Global Commission on Adaptation Launches “Year of Action” to Accelerate Climate Adaptation 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Global Commission on Adaptation Launches “Year of Action” to Accelerate Climate Adaptation More than 75 governments, institutions, civil society organizations, and private sector actors join as partners to advance eight Action Tracks, focused on: Finance and Investment, Food Security and Agriculture, Nature-Based Solutions, Water, Cities, Locally-led Action, Infrastructure, and Preventing Disasters NEW YORK (September 24, 2019) — Building on the momentum of the UN Climate Action... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Low-Carbon Cities Are a $24 Trillion Opportunity 19.9.2019 THE CITY FIX
The world is facing a climate emergency, forcing us all to rethink the best way to spend resources, create jobs and improve quality of life for all. In these critical times, cities offer one of the biggest opportunities. With most ...
Climate action’s triple dividend 19.9.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Reducing future losses, increased productivity, and social benefits — that’s a pretty healthy ROI.
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Low-Carbon Cities Are a $24 Trillion Opportunity 19.9.2019 WRI Stories
Low-Carbon Cities Are a $24 Trillion Opportunity Comments|Add Comment|PrintRiding the bus in Seattle. Increasing the share of passengers taking mass transit is worth more than $10 trillion. Flickr/Brian Glanz. The world is facing a climate emergency, forcing us all to rethink the best way to spend resources, create jobs and improve quality of life for all. In these critical times, cities offer one of the biggest opportunities. With most of the world’s population, economic activity and carbon... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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