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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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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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Minneapolis community groups donate $30,000 to East African-owned businesses after vandalism 16.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
East African-owned businesses in Minneapolis that were vandalized in September received $30,000 in donations on Friday to cover the cost of the damage.
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She feeds Bel-Air's mega-mansion boom. But lunch is a battlefield 5.11.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The mega-mansion boom in L.A.'s "Platinum Triangle" draws armies of workers to build them, and a squadron of caterers like Jennifer Ramirez to refuel their lines.

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Empower businesses and communities to transform California’s electric grid 2.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
Communities and businesses, not just aging utilities, have solutions. It’s time to change antiquated policies and regulations that stand in the way.
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Minneapolis East African shops boost security after vandalism 1.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some stores are closing earlier at night. Others have installed new lights and cameras. Owners say these costly steps are needed to restore a sense of safety after a vandal smashed windows on Franklin Avenue.
How cities and states can get more zero-carbon vehicles on the road 29.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Current mandates aren't enough and states need to scale up their efforts. Federal government also needs to support local efforts.
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To achieve a clean, inclusive economy, we must center the most marginalized 29.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Intentional planning is the only way to create a clean and inclusive economy.
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Inside Oakland’s clean energy economy strategy 21.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Climate change is an intersectional issue, and cities are beginning to treat it that way in adaptation strategies.
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4 simple and collaborative business models to unlock Nigeria’s $1 billion undergrid minigrid market 9.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The opportunity to invest is massive, and new ownership models from subcontracting to cooperatives can help communities get in on the action.
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Here’s how cities, communities and businesses can work together to clean our air 9.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Here’s how cities, communities and businesses can work together to clean our air
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Waste work shift: Inside the structural changes in the global waste sector 5.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Informal waste workers have long managed the waste of the South, for whom new forms of collectives offer new hope, while the gig economy threatens to de-formalize waste management in the North.
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Tradition and business: Native American entrepreneurs discuss heritage and commerce 1.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
In Bemidji, a panel discussion was held about Native American business and entrepreneurship for Conversations on the Creative Economy series.
The innovation buzz from Stockholm World Water Week 25.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It’s not just about technology, it’s about laws, public policy and social engagement.
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Column: Chinatown without Chinese grocery stores, and the delicate balance of ethnic communities 23.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Chinatown is about to lose G and G Market as well as Ai Hoa Market, leaving the neighborhood without a full-service Chinese grocery store.

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Fab City, the global circular economy movement centered around local makers 18.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The organizers are striving to build a platform where virtually anyone can share ideas and best practices about urban design, workforce development, manufacturing, food production and more.
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Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation 10.9.2019 WRI Stories
Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation September 10, 2019 — The Global Commission on Adaptation released its flagship report today, as the Commissioners called on world leaders to accelerate climate adaptation. The report is being released with events in 10 location around the world, from the Marshall Islands and Fiji to Beijing, New Delhi, Geneva, Ottawa, Washington DC and Mexico City. Read the report press release and the full report. Following are statements by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The nation's most powerful CEOs declared the shareholder-or-bust era of capitalism is over. But is it? 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
It isn't that the doctrine was wrong when Professor Friedman introduced, but rather that the internet has made it obsolete now.
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Superstorm Sandy Was One of the Worst and Best Things to Happen to Rockaway Beach 18.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Last year, right before Memorial Day, the business owners of Rockaway Beach got a terrible shock. New York City officials abruptly declared that a popular 12-block section of beachfront would be closed for the summer, and perhaps indefinitely. The reasoning […]
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