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‘We’ll continue to publish’: Local news takes hit in midst of coronavirus coverage 3.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Newspapers, which have become critical ways for the public to access information during the coronavirus pandemic, are getting squeezed in the shrinking economy.
Amid coronavirus, West Hollywood's LGBTQ community hears echoes of the AIDS crisis 23.3.2020 LA Times: Health

As West Hollywood's LGBTQ community watches gay bars and other gathering spots close to stem the coronavirus, some draw parallels to the AIDS crisis of 40 years ago.

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How to make solar power work for all 19.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Three stories and three approaches to equitable clean energy, and we're just getting started. The first in a series.
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Adapting to fire: How cities can enhance resilience with distributed energy 10.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Solar-plus-storage and microgrids are among the powerful tools to help cities withstand nature disasters.
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How McDonald’s Convinced Us That Civil Rights Was About Black-Owned Businesses 7.3.2020 Mother Jones
In August of 2014, all eyes were on Ferguson, Missouri. The city’s mostly Black residents flooded the streets in protest after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown at the hands of police officer Darren Wilson. In the middle of the chaos, the fluorescent golden arches of a local McDonald’s promised sanctuary: Protesters bought bottles […]
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Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac: 'Every day is a chance that will not come again' 7.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
As the U.N. negotiators behind the Paris Agreement, Figueres and Rivett-Carnac have done a lot of work together. We caught up with them about their latest collaboration, a book called "The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis."
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Watch these four clean energy trends in U.S. cities 13.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Cities can ally with one another to overcome shared barriers.
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In Silver Lake, a vegan joint tells of how the big fish of gentrification eat the little ones 4.2.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Miranda Megill admits that when she opened a vegan restaurant in 2007, it wasn't without a few pangs of guilt that she may have helped push Silver Lake's famous gentrification along.

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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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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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Watch These 4 Clean Energy Trends in U.S. Cities in 2020 27.1.2020 THE CITY FIX
At the start of this new decade, American cities, states and businesses have already come a long way on the road to cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help tackle the climate crisis: 155 cities have committed to 100% community-wide renewable energy; ...
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Bernie Sanders shaped this small city, and it gave him a moonshot to the national stage 26.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Burlington shaped Sanders as Sanders shaped Burlington, so much so that it's hard to consider one without the other.

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Watch These 4 Clean Energy Trends in U.S. Cities in 2020 23.1.2020 WRI Stories
Watch These 4 Clean Energy Trends in U.S. Cities in 2020 Comments|Add Comment|PrintRenewable energy march in Philadelphia, one of 155 U.S. cities that have committed to 100% renewable electricity. Photo by Becker1999/Flickr At the start of this new decade, American cities, states and businesses have already come a long way on the road to cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help tackle the climate crisis: 155 cities have committed to 100% community-wide renewable energy; 15 states plus... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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What businesses should know about the evolution of rural solar 23.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Solar panels may harness the sun’s energy in the same way that plants do, but while some rural residents view them as another revenue-enhancing crop, others see them more as weed-like nuisances that threaten their pastoral way of life.
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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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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