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Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste 5.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
Baltimore, like many post-industrial cities, confronts novel challenges. Once the sixth largest city in the U.S., Baltimore’s population has contracted by more than a third, resulting from a complex suite of factors including job loss, economic decline, and discriminatory policies or housing and lending ...
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Why people should be at the heart of sustainability goals 2.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The case for using human-centered design to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Climate change could mean less farming in the West 20.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Colorado and California are rethinking water management for a hotter, drier future, while balancing urban water needs with the benefits agriculture brings to rural communities.
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Ask a CSO: What is a day in the life of Interface's chief sustainability officer really like? 11.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with Erin Meezan, the visionary vice president and chief sustainability officer of Interface Inc.
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Climate Change Town Halls: Here's Where the 2020 Candidates Stand 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Here's a handy summary of what we know so far about each candidate's plan.
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After Del Monte closure stuns Sleepy Eye, town's future uncertain 29.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Del Monte stunned Sleepy Eye when its corporate headquarters announced that this fall would be the plant’s final season. Rumors the plant could find a new buyer are giving locals hope.
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Here’s What Could Go Wrong with the Circular Economy—and How to Keep it on Track 28.8.2019 WRI Stories
Here’s What Could Go Wrong with the Circular Economy—and How to Keep it on Track Comments|Add Comment|PrintMattress recycling. Flickr/City of Fort Collins, CO The circular economy—one that breaks the link between economic growth and use of limited resources and also cuts waste from the system—is on the minds of corporate sustainability professionals, governments and researchers. We are all excited about its potential to increase economic prosperity, derive more value from products and reduce... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The power of job crafting for sustainability jobs — and beyond 28.8.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Even if your title isn't 'corporate sustainability specialist,' there are still many ways to have an impact.
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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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