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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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2020 forecast for the climate, TV, sports, the Supreme Court, more 2.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

The year ahead is never as clear as the year behind. Still, here's a look ahead at recession, restaurants, entertainment, the Earth.

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How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.
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Colorado’s biggest stories of the past decade 31.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A look back at some of the decade's biggest news stories, as selected by the editors of The Denver Post.
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At this southern Minn. hardware store, you can buy nails, hammers — and groceries 27.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Butterfield lost its only grocery store — Del’s Foods — about a decade ago. But now the hardware store is beginning to fill the gaping hole Del’s closure left behind.
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Early-career public-sector sustainability professionals reflect on VERGE 19 (Part 1) 19.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Insightful on mobility. Actionable ideas for addressing food waste. Youth activism. What inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
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Another longtime craft business leaves RiNo for greener pastures 17.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Brewer Chad Yakobson will reopen Crooked Stave's taproom in Sunnyside in the new year.
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How Rosa Porto created the most beloved bakery in all of Los Angeles 17.12.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

An appreciation of Rosa Porto, who died Friday at 89, creator of one of the most beloved food institutions in Los Angeles. In one of her last interviews, she and her daughter Margarita Navarro spoke about the origins of Porto's Bakery & Cafe.

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Power to the young people: emerging climate leaders attend VERGE 19 16.12.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Passionate youth, corporate changemakers, cleantech innovators and public sector planners are all critical to the success of the climate movement.
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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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