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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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4 Things to Know About the Global Adaptation Challenge 11.9.2019 WRI Stories
4 Things to Know About the Global Adaptation Challenge Comments|Add Comment|PrintCyclone Idai response in Mozambique. Photo by Denis Onyodi/IFRC-DRK-Climate Centre Throughout history, people have shown remarkable ingenuity and resilience in the face of extraordinary challenges—recovering post-war, eradicating disease, fighting against inequality and oppression. Today, the Global Commission on Adaptation is calling for that spirit and determination to respond to the extraordinary challenge of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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ADVISORY: Press Call on How National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities 10.9.2019 WRI Stories
ADVISORY: Press Call on How National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities Featuring: Christiana Figueres; Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Minister Svenja Schulze and Lord Nicholas Stern On September 17, 2019 at 10:00 EDT (16:00 CEST), the Coalition for Urban Transitions will host an embargoed press call to preview its new report, which finds significant economic, social and environmental benefits for national governments that take a lead in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview New Research: National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities 10.9.2019 WRI Stories
ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview New Research: National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities Featuring: Christiana Figueres; Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Minister Svenja Schulze and Lord Nicholas Stern On September 17, 2019 at 10:00 EDT (16:00 CEST), the Coalition for Urban Transitions will host an embargoed press call to preview its new report, which finds significant economic, social and environmental benefits for national governments that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience 10.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
We need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters.
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RELEASE: Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation; Commission Finds Adaptation Can Deliver $7.1 Trillion in Benefits 10.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation; Commission Finds Adaptation Can Deliver $7.1 Trillion in Benefits Global Commission on Adaptation report finds that investing $1.8 trillion globally from 2020 to 2030 in five areas could yield $7.1 trillion in net benefits. Launch events in more than 10 major cities will be taking place on September 10, supported by an extensive social media and video campaign (#AdaptOurWorld) Editor's Note: Read Quotes from Commissioners... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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