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Trump to roll back fuel economy standards, reversing major effort to combat climate change 31.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The White House is likely to finalize plans to weaken fuel-economy standards, undoing the biggest single step the U.S. has taken to fight global warming.

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Coronavirus shutdowns are lowering greenhouse gas emissions; history shows they'll roar back 19.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The good news is greenhouse gas emissions are dropping due to the battle against coronavirus; the bad news is they'll rise again.

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Latinos Are Super Green. When Will Environmental Groups Realize? 23.2.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Adelina walked briskly everywhere—and never more so than on her daily errands to the open-air mercado near my aunt’s house in Mexico City. My 8-year-old self would try to keep up, braids flying, as I watched our housekeeper’s shopping bags swing on […]
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This new tool could improve economic analysis of sub-national climate policies in the US 20.2.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
This new tool could improve economic analysis of sub-national climate policies in the US
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Native species or invasive? The distinction blurs as the world warms 17.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
With species on the move as the climate changes, a growing number of scientists say that efforts must be made to help migrating species adapt to their new habitats.
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Drip, drip, drip: Water is a leading ESG concern 17.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Responsible investors are increasingly demanding water-related disclosures, such as measures of how much companies rely on water in their value chains.
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Biodiversity and business: 4 things you need to know for 2020 5.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Companies need biodiversity. Most are just recognizing that.
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The new normal: Can business focus on driving positive change? 4.2.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: If the pace of innovation and level of commitment to building a sustainable future are any indication of future trends, the 2020s will be the decade of circularity.
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Native Species or Invasive? The Distinction Blurs as the World Warms 1.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Across the warming globe, a mass exodus of tens of thousands of species is transforming the distribution of biodiversity—and challenging fundamental tenets in conservation policy and science. Are policymakers, land managers, and conservationists prepared? In recent years, […]
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Fair Trade USA CEO Paul Rice on conscious capitalism, the plight of U.S. farmers 29.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Why the human side of sustainability deserves more attention.
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Davos, without snark 27.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The 2020 meet-up in the Alps was heavy on climate, metrics and collaboration. Was all that jet fuel worth it?
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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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Report: Even in a Tough Dairy Economy, Conservation Delivers Return on Investment 18.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Report: Even in a Tough Dairy Economy, Conservation Delivers Return on Investment
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Making Electric Vehicles More Accessible in the UK Can Save Low-Income Households Millions 11.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Making Electric Vehicles More Accessible in the UK Can Save Low-Income Households Millions
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How US colonialism affects Indigenous peoples’ stewardship and access to food 9.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From ceremonies to harvesting and food storage, to political leadership, to gender relations, indigenous groups have detailed understandings of how design societal institutions to support resilience. But colonialism changed that.
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4 ways coastal change is impacting Louisiana’s economy 29.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
4 ways coastal change is impacting Louisiana’s economy
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New Study Shows Construction of Sediment Diversions Will Deliver Significant Economic Benefits 16.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Study Shows Construction of Sediment Diversions Will Deliver Significant Economic Benefits
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Major Environmental Groups Call On Businesses To Lead On Climate Policy 15.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Major Environmental Groups Call On Businesses To Lead On Climate Policy
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How Brazil can develop its rural economy, increase agricultural production and protect forests 9.10.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
The recent fires in the Amazon rainforest have raised the question: is it possible to have a new model of development in the region that reconciles forest protection with economic growth? The pressing threats of climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental degradation along with a growing global demand for agricultural commodities, pose major challenges and […]
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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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