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Opportunity zones could provide major boost for clean energy, sustainable development 14.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Predictions of $200 to $300 billion investments in the nation’s 8,700+ OZones show the massive opportunity for the private sector.
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New Jersey developer charts course for urban resilience at historic shipyard 8.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
And when it comes to tenants, Hugo Neu is prioritizing businesses that have sustainability and economic equity at the core of their strategic plan.
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Growing Momentum for Just Transition: 5 Success Stories and New Commitments to Tackle Inequality Through Climate Action 6.8.2019 WRI Stories
Growing Momentum for Just Transition: 5 Success Stories and New Commitments to Tackle Inequality Through Climate Action Comments|Add Comment|PrintAn indigenous community meeting in Peru. Flickr/CIFOR There is growing evidence that climate change and inequality can be addressed together. As leaders prepare for the September's Climate Action and SDG summits, an increasing number of countries are taking steps to ensure that climate actions benefit the most vulnerable and do not leave poor and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Growing Momentum for Just Transition: Five Success Stories and New Commitments to Tackle Inequality Through Climate Action 6.8.2019 WRI Stories
Growing Momentum for Just Transition: Five Success Stories and New Commitments to Tackle Inequality Through Climate Action Comments|Add Comment|PrintAn indigenous community meeting in Peru. Flickr/CIFOR There is growing evidence that climate change and inequality can be addressed together. As leaders prepare for the September's Climate Action and SDG summits, an increasing number of countries are taking steps to ensure that climate actions benefit the most vulnerable and do not leave poor and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Those ads ripping Garcetti on homelessness? They’re about fighting his Green New Deal 14.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

When Eric Garcetti ran for mayor six years ago, he rode a wave of anger over the political power wielded by the union that represents workers at the Department of Water and Power — and later vowed to reform the agency that Los Angeles residents love to hate.

That effort has since been eclipsed...

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Democratic Debate Key Issues Cheat Sheet: Where Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and More Stand on Major Policies 28.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Tonight's debate includes the majority of 2020 frontrunners along with some candidates (like Williamson and Yang) who present very alternative ideas of what the U.S. government should look like.
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Democratic Debate Cheat Sheet: Key Policies of Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke, Cory Booker and More 27.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Wednesday evening marks the first of twelve 2020 Democratic primary debates, a time for candidates who are vying for the top of the polls to push ahead and for those struggling with name recognition to make themselves known.
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The Green New Deal is More Than a Climate Plan. It's a Model for Building Worker Power | Opinion 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A shift from fossil fuels to clean energy could leave many workers behind. That's why the climate proposal includes provisions for protecting workers' rights.
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Sustainability: a(n early career) working definition 9.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
A GreenBiz 30 Under 30 alumni reveals the hype versus the substance of being a young sustainable professional.
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Sustainability's emerging leaders pursue impact-driven work at GreenBiz 19 7.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Young people are pursuing climate action through passionate protest and environmental careers. Here's how they view the field.
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Three Earth Day lessons for Green New Deal activists 22.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In April 1970, about 20 million Americans turned out for the first Earth Day, attending speeches, demonstrations and other community-based events in what the New York Times called “among the most participatory political actions in the nation’s history.”

Nearly 50 years on, the movement spawned...

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Companies double down on energy productivity 1.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Adapted from State of Green Business 2019, published by GreenBiz in partnership with Trucost, part of S&P Global.It’s well established that using less energy doesn’t have to come at the expense of economic growth. But why settle for seeking the same results with less power — the hallmark of efficiency programs — when the real jackpot could be increased sales or higher levels of productivity by prioritizing low-carbon energy management?
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New House Climate Change Bill: New Green Deal Lite? 27.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The ambitious climate change proposal—named after President Franklin Roosevelt’s series of job and economic initiatives during the Great Depression known as the New Deal—calls for an overhaul of American energy consumption.
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Delivering on the promise of meaningful, sustainable work 16.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Mission-driven sustainability jobs are more desired by younger generations and more needed as climate change hits harder — so let's create them.
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Dow's Eunice Heath on global sustainability literacy for employees 15.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Can we marry sustainability and health education for all?
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How the Green New Deal Went From a Grassroots Organizer’s Dream to a Major Talking Point for the Dems 15.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published in Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In the wake of Donald Trump’s 2016 victory, a progressive group called the Justice Democrats jumped into action. If the liberal establishment had failed to keep Trump from power, clearly it was time for some fresh political blood. The group embarked […]
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3 secrets for scoring an entry-level sustainability job 12.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Adding value, being strategic and starting early can put you ahead of the pack.
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Will Women Build the Sustainable Infrastructure of the Future? 8.3.2019 WRI Stories
Will Women Build the Sustainable Infrastructure of the Future? Comments|Add Comment|PrintInstalling a rooftop solar panel in Malawi. Photo by JonStrand/Wikimedia Commons 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 and more than... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Ivanka Jokes That Being Trump's Daughter Is Difficult 4.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The press seems to think that it's ironic that I, born of great privilege, think that people want to work for what they are given. As if being Donald Trump's daughter isn't the hardest job in the world," Ivanka Trump said.
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How to change the world in 4,000 days 1.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The Global Goals are supposed to be the sustainability framework to end all frameworks, yet the world only has about a decade left to achieve them. What will it take?
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