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What a botched climate bill can teach us about passing reform today 19.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
In 2009, Congress was on the verge of passing its first comprehensive bill to tackle climate change. Then it fizzled out. A post-mortem on that bill could offer a path forward.
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Market-based policies work to fight climate change, from India to Jamaica 11.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Conservatives in more right-leaning countries are fighting climate change, too.
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Trump to Lift Logging Restrictions in America's Largest National Forest: A Climate Change Threat 'Like the Fires Burning in the Amazon,' Warns Expert 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The latest moves could potentially open up more than half of Alaska's Tongass National Forest to logging, mining and energy projects.
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Four frightening ways the fires in Brazil’s Amazon will impact businesses 27.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Four frightening ways the fires in Brazil’s Amazon will impact businesses
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New Research Finds Japan’s Fishing Fleet Could Sustainably Increase Profits by Billions 19.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Research Finds Japan’s Fishing Fleet Could Sustainably Increase Profits by Billions
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Reimagining commerce through products with purpose 5.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
What if every act of design and production made the world a better place?
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Senate Bill Would Help Appropriately Account for the Cost of Climate Pollution 5.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Senate Bill Would Help Appropriately Account for the Cost of Climate Pollution
RELEASE: Fang Li Appointed as Director of WRI China 3.6.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Fang Li Appointed as Director of WRI China BEIJING (June 3, 2019)— World Resources Institute (WRI) has appointed Dr. Fang Li as the new Director of WRI China. Dr. Fang is an experienced leader with deep expertise in environmental economics and a strong track record of forging progress on China’s critical environment and development challenges. Dr. Fang previously worked in China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment as the Deputy Director General of the Foreign Economic Cooperation... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
EPA Report Suggests More Oil and Gas Wastewater Headed for U.S. Waterways 15.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EPA Report Suggests More Oil and Gas Wastewater Headed for U.S. Waterways
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Scientists have declared a biodiversity crisis — here's what that means for business 8.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A ground-breaking UN report yesterday revealed scale of threat facing the natural world.
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Six Ways to Stop Climate Change and Global Warming According to Scientists 2.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
System change can sound scary, but as the current system drives social injustice and environmental destruction, a new approach to address both is called for.
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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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