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Orange County reports first coronavirus case from community spread, its 13th overall 14.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus: Orange County reports its first case from community spread, its 13th overall.

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How 'Med City' prepares for pandemic 14.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
In Rochester, a city dominated by health care, health and local officials are facing some unique challenges when it comes to preparing for COVID-19.
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City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities 22.2.2020 THE CITY FIX
As thousands of urban leaders gather in Abu Dhabi for the World Urban Forum, the impacts of the climate crisis on cities have become more visible than ever. Severe floods tore through Jakarta last month. Heatwaves scorched cities from India to Europe last year. ...
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City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities 21.2.2020 WRI Stories
City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities Comments|Add Comment|PrintCities must invest in greater climate resilience for their vulnerable neighborhoods, and involve residents in decisions. Photo by Budi Nusyirwan/Flickr This article was originally posted on Thomson Reuters Foundation News. As thousands of urban leaders gather in Abu Dhabi for the World Urban Forum, the impacts of the climate crisis on cities have become more visible than ever. Severe floods... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Endorsement: Four more years for David Ryu and three other L.A. City Council incumbents 6.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In L.A. City Council races, there's value in experience, particularly when leaders embrace change and are willing to do the work to make it happen.

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They Were Promised Broadband and High-Tech Jobs. They’re Still Waiting. 21.1.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. A year ago, Mary Lou Muncy landed her dream job advising home health care agencies on wound […]
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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How Oakland's environmental justice movement transformed California's regulatory culture of climate change 11.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Local groups have engaged with regulators, legislators and other experts to drive impact.
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Amid death and urban renewal, a rough year for the refugees of Denver’s Street Fraternity 5.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
At least four members of a refugee self-help group called Street Fraternity died from car wrecks and guns in 2019. The Street Frat soccer team got booted from an indoor league. Rising rents and urban renewal raised economic pressure on refugee families.
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How to prevent city climate action from becoming 'green gentrification' 3.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Why it's important for cities tackling climate change to engage with frontline communities.
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1 year after losing its hospital, a rural town is determined to survive 26.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Anger and fear have turned to pragmatic hope in the year since the people of Fort Scott, Kan., lost their hospital to corporate downsizing. A community health center remains. So far, so good.
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Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Disadvantaged Groups 21.12.2019 WRI Stories
Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Disadvantaged Groups Comments|Add Comment|PrintClimate activists around the world are calling for fair climate policies that address social justice and inequality. Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE Discussions on the social aspects of climate action have long focused on jobs in carbon-intensive industries, but they've started considering the broader picture. Solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Fewer students are going to college. Here's why that matters 16.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
College enrollment continues to decline, according to data released Monday. Small colleges have been forced to close; others are getting creative when it comes to finding and keeping students.
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How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming “Green Gentrification” 14.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 14 years ago, hundreds of thousands of people lost their jobs, homes and possessions. But some people were hit harder than others. Nearly two-thirds of jobs lost after the hurricane were lost by women, and ...
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How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification" 12.12.2019 WRI Stories
How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification" Comments|Add Comment|PrintGowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 14 years ago, hundreds of thousands of people lost their jobs, homes and possessions. But some people were hit harder than others. Nearly two-thirds of jobs lost after the hurricane were lost by women, and nearly 80 percent of the population of flooded neighborhoods were people of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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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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Triple play: Two Harbors man fills three community needs in one long day 11.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
People in small towns are used to wearing many hats. But few wear as many as Steve Tatro. Last week, he filled in as a school bus driver, a substitute teacher and a hockey referee — all on the same day.
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The coal industry is shrinking — here's what miners need for a just transition 5.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Programs should be nurtured to have lasting effects, rather than serving as short-term band-aids.
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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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