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Trump Celebrates Earth Day With a Proclamation About How Capitalism Is Good 22.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Donald Trump issued on Monday an Earth Day proclamation that omitted any mention of climate change or the cavalcade of environmental threats posed by deforestation, species loss and plastic pollution. The president chose instead to praise the benefits of […]
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Denver City Council District 1 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council District 1 race features Praj Kulkarni, Victoria R. Aguilar, Sabrina D'Agosta, David Sabados, Mike Somma, Amanda Sandoval and Scott Alan Durrah.
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Water Is a Growing Source of Global Conflict. Here's What We Need to Do 20.3.2019 WRI Stories
Water Is a Growing Source of Global Conflict. Here's What We Need to Do Comments|Add Comment|PrintA man carries water for cooking, drinking and washing in East Timor. Flickr/Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade This blog was originally posted at WEF Forum. The most intensive drought ever recorded in Syria lasted from 2006 to 2011. Water scarcity hit households, businesses and infrastructure, while in the countryside crops failed, livestock died, and entire families moved to the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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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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Overpopulation is killing the planet. Bring on the ‘population bust’ and lower economic growth 1.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Darrell Bricker and John Ibbetson state that the United Nations Population Division’s prediction of 11.2 billion people at the end of this century would trigger a crisis that would lead to famine, war and environmental devastation. They counter this dire prediction with data that...

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Bold New Legislative Package Sets Illinois on Path to Clean, Equitable Energy Economy 28.2.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Bold New Legislative Package Sets Illinois on Path to Clean, Equitable Energy Economy
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Policy News: February 19, 2019 20.2.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: ESA Selects Graduate Student Policy Award Winners Ten graduate students will travel to Washington, DC to receive policy and communication training and meet with lawmakers. Democrats Introduce the “Green New Deal” in House and Senate A sweeping and aspiration resolutions could be a major element of debate heading into 2020 presidential season. ...
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The Green New Deal would boost the restoration economy. What does that mean? 19.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
Few are paying attention to a thriving $25 billion economy that's already supporting more than 200,000 jobs outside of renewable energy. These 11 points clear up misconceptions and myths.
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Organic Green New Deal? Comprehensive climate change policy must address the American food system 8.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The proposed bill must put just rural economic and environmental development back on the table.
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How China’s big overseas initiative threatens global climate progress 4.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
China’s new infrastructure plan, the Belt and Road Initiative, could transform economies — but its focus on coal-fired power plants is reckless.
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Opinion | Green New Deal Must Transform Our Food System to Save Our Climate 3.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

In the face of worsening climate chaos and massive economic inequities wreaking havoc on the nation, a broad coalition of social justice and environmental organizations and visionary politicians like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are building momentum for a Green New Deal.

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Digital Technologies Enable Methane Reduction Efforts at Scale 30.1.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Digital Technologies Enable Methane Reduction Efforts at Scale
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Unions are partnering with entrepreneurs for a just energy transition 28.1.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A new coalition with names such as Ørsted, Autodesk and Unilever is championing clean jobs — but some say that doesn't go far enough.
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Why We Endorse the #GreenNewDeal, and How We Plan to Support It 24.1.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) fully endorses the Green New Deal (GND) as the most promising policy-level vehicle for achieving the large-scale transition to an organic, regenerative food and farming system, while at the same time cleaning up the environment, advancing social justice, restoring urban and rural food and economic security, and restabilizing the climate. We believe the GND’s potential to achieve its goals hinges on whether its architects and proponents craft, support and fully fund programs and policies that will rapidly scale up both the transition to renewable energy alternatives and the transition to organic regenerative agriculture and land-use and land-restoration practices. To achieve these large-scale transitions will require the public support and political will to confront the corporate dominance of our democracy, perpetuated by lawmakers who take campaign donations from the fossil fuel and industrial agribusiness industries. Absent the necessary political will, we must ...
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A Carbon Tax in Washington State Seemed Like a Sure Thing. What Went Wrong? 23.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Early on election night, as a drizzly dusk settled over Seattle, I made my way to the Arctic Club, a hotel decorated with explorers’ maps and a fake polar bear—a fitting place to await the results on Washington’s carbon tax […]
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Colorado Governor Polis Takes Important Step on Transportation Electrification 17.1.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Colorado Governor Polis Takes Important Step on Transportation Electrification
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By the numbers: the economic, social and environmental impacts of 'fast fashion' 17.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Plus, what you can do about it.
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Tyson Foods and EDF Launch Partnership to Accelerate Sustainable Food Production 15.1.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Tyson Foods and EDF Launch Partnership to Accelerate Sustainable Food Production
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By the Numbers: The Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of “Fast Fashion” 10.1.2019 WRI Stories
By the Numbers: The Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of “Fast Fashion” Comments|Add Comment|PrintGarment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo by Tareq Salahuddin/Wikimedia Commons Think about how many sweaters, scarves and other clothes were given as gifts this holiday season. How many times will people wear them before throwing them out? Probably far fewer than you think. One garbage truck of clothes is burned or sent to landfills every second! The average consumer bought 60 percent... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Policy News: January 7, 2019 7.1.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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