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Jay Inslee's 2020 plan: Become president, save the planet 17.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The heap of ashes behind Jay Inslee used to be an acute-care center in Paradise, Calif.

Now it was a backdrop for the message the Democrat was about to bring to the 2020 presidential campaign trail — the message he has embraced for more than two decades.

“We can’t allow climate deniers in the White...

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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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Report Report: Climate risk, biodiversity, natural capital and plastic 4.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology.
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Where our past 30 Under 30 honorees are today 3.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Here's a sampling of the latest activities from among the 120 outstanding young professionals we've named since 2016.
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China, Japan and South Korea, while vowing to go green at home, promote coal abroad 13.5.2019 L.A. Times - World News

In the last-ditch global battle against climate change, China, Japan and South Korea have joined other industrialized nations in promising to reduce their use of fossil fuels.

Yet even as they take steps to promote renewable energy at home, these three countries are facing growing scrutiny for...

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Wanted: Corporate leadership for the Green New Deal 30.4.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Most businesses are staying out of the debate, but they have a substantial stake in the outcome.
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Amid Rochester's growth, an eye on sustainability 16.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The U.S. Green Building Council recently recognized Rochester for efforts to reduce waste, cut energy use and improve air and water quality, making it the first Minnesota city to earn a LEED certification.
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On the trail of the Green Swan 3.4.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
John Elkington on creating the market and policy setting in which growing numbers Green Swan innovators and entrepreneurs can flourish.
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Report Report: Food waste, investing, transportation, systems change, plastic pollution 2.4.2019 GreenBiz.com
The latest crop of research reports on sustainable business, climate and cleantech topics.
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Companies organize to make it easier to buy renewable energy 28.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Walmart, GM, Google, Johnson & Johnson and other corporations are forming a trade organization to promote the interests of renewable energy buyers. The group hopes to remove barriers to going green.
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The decarbonization ideals underlying the Green New Deal are not unattainable 26.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Massive electrification will bring about a new American abundance.
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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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How can you seize this rare moment the Green New Deal offers 14.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Sharpen your message to shape a new agenda in which both business and ecosystems can flourish.
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The State of Green Business 12.3.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The twelfth annual State of Green Business report examines the key trends affecting sustainable business, provides an assessment of the key metrics of company performance on natural capital and other resource issues, and offers a look into the state of the sustainability profession.
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25 badass women shaking up the corporate climate movement 8.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
From determined diplomats to compassionate policy experts to pragmatic executives, they are role models for any gender.
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Lyft’s IPO disclosure shows it’s not close to profitability and has no good way to get there 7.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Investing mavens who think of the big ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft as the next big opportunities to get in on the ground floor of a fabulously profitable stock must have been downcast by Lyft’s financial report in advance of its pending initial public offering.

At least one would hope so....

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America can afford a Green New Deal — here's how 6.3.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Implementing the GND seems expensive, but the costs of not addressing the climate and inequality are greater — and will only continue to grow.
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The kids are alright 27.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
James Murray reflects on school strikes, theories of change and vegan sausage rolls.
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What Green New Deal advocates can learn from the 2009 economic stimulus act 27.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The closest thing to the GND that we've ever had was the Recovery Act — and it holds key lessons for today.
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Andy King, who went viral after the 'Fyre' doc, gets back to business with Oscars party 20.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Back in November, when Andy King was hired to produce Global Green’s annual Oscars gala, he was best known as one of the premier Hollywood event planners. For 25 years, he’s helped to put on lavish industry affairs: A gala for Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental foundation, a launch party for the...

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