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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 1.4.2020 THE CITY FIX
The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s ...
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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 31.3.2020 WRI Stories
Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintInvesting in transmission infrastructure can be an engine of U.S. job creation and economic growth. Photo credit: R. Nial Bradshaw/U.S. Air Force The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s economic impacts will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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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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7 Things to Know About Decarbonization in the American Energy Innovation Act 6.3.2020 WRI Stories
7 Things to Know About Decarbonization in the American Energy Innovation Act Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe American Energy Innovation Act authorizes funding for new clean energy research and development, including marine and hydrokinetic energy. Photo by Ian Gagnon/Department of Energy A new legislative package on energy is working its way through the U.S. Senate. The American Energy Innovation Act (AEIA) is a compilation of dozens of energy bills that have passed the Senate Committee on Energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Will Mexico Rise to the Zero-Carbon Buildings Challenge? 4.3.2020 THE CITY FIX
The global battle against climate change will take place in the world’s buildings. Buildings produce nearly 40% of global energy-related emissions. And while the latest research shows the world needs to reach net-zero-carbon emissions by 2050, the concept of a “zero-carbon building” ‒ one ...
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Will Mexico Rise to the Zero-carbon Buildings Challenge? 3.3.2020 WRI Stories
Will Mexico Rise to the Zero-carbon Buildings Challenge? Comments|Add Comment|PrintMexico is poised for massive construction over the next 10 years. Will it pursue zero-carbon buildings? Photo by Alejandro Islas Photograph AC/Wikimedia Commons The global battle against climate change will take place in the world’s buildings. Buildings produce nearly 40% of global energy-related emissions. And while the latest research shows the world needs to reach net-zero-carbon emissions by 2050, the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Bipartisan Senate Innovation Package Takes Useful Steps Towards Smart Climate Policy 27.2.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Bipartisan Senate Innovation Package Takes Useful Steps Towards Smart Climate Policy
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Leading states have designed new ways to help utilities fight climate change 27.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
An inside look at innovations afoot to manage energy demand in at least 13 states.
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6 lessons on zero-carbon energy systems from countries leading the way 6.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From Brazil to Denmark and India to Turkey, nations around the world are strategizing to decarbonize.
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Going green just got easier for Class B/C commercial buildings 6.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
They can achieve 6 percent higher net operating incomes and $11 per square foot higher property values by investing in efficiency.
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New York is kicking California's butt in building electrification 24.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A look at the two states’ policies show they have, to this point, prioritized different approaches to spur on electrification.
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6 Lessons on Energy Decarbonization from Countries Leading the Way 22.1.2020 WRI Stories
6 Lessons on Energy Decarbonization from Countries Leading the Way Comments|Add Comment|PrintCachi Hydroelectric Plant. Cartago, Costa Rica. Photo by Equesgo16/Wikimedia Commons td { padding:10px; border-right:1px solid white; vertical-align: middle; } td { padding-left:10px; padding-top:8px; padding-bottom:8px; border: none; } tr:nth-child(odd) {background: #fff;} tr:nth-child(even) {background: rgb(255,228,175);} /*-->*/ Getting to a net-zero-carbon energy system is essential. It will be... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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5 priorities to ensure climate action benefits low-income and disadvantaged groups 10.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can't leave anyone behind as we transition to a clean economy.
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Why aviation needs to address its emissions problem now 7.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Despite myriad efforts, the aviation industry unlikely to succeed in reducing its emissions given the current hurdles. In fact, the case is quite the opposite.
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Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Disadvantaged Groups 21.12.2019 WRI Stories
Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Disadvantaged Groups Comments|Add Comment|PrintClimate activists around the world are calling for fair climate policies that address social justice and inequality. Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE Discussions on the social aspects of climate action have long focused on jobs in carbon-intensive industries, but they've started considering the broader picture. Solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Here’s Why Neighborhoods With More People of Color Pay Higher Energy Bills 28.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in CityLab and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. It is well-established that the lower a family’s income, the more that family will pay for lighting and heating the house, running appliances, and keeping the wi-fi on. Such outcomes would suggest that this is a class problem or a function […]
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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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Climate action threatens SoCalGas. It's using customer money to fight back, critics say 22.11.2019 LA Times: Business

The company has been charging California ratepayers for some contributions to pro-natural gas advocacy groups.

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Grid-interactive, energy-efficient buildings offer major innovation opportunities 21.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
They're a win-win for building owners, utilities and society at large. Plus, there are ways for everyone to get involved.
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