User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Independent
Category: Environmental Justice :: Access
Last updated: Feb 04 2019 16:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How China’s big overseas initiative threatens global climate progress 4.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
China’s new infrastructure plan, the Belt and Road Initiative, could transform economies — but its focus on coal-fired power plants is reckless.
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How climate change is adding to the health risks of poor people 29.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
How global warming is adding to the health risks of poor people
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The hopes and fears of transportation 26.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Transit projects offer a plethora of benefits to communities — but also reveal deep-seated worries and anxieties.
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Shifting the system — using new mobility as a tool for community goals 3.1.2019 GreenBiz.com
As city populations continue to grow, city governments must manage ever-increasing demands, consider trade-offs between differing values, and achieve their goals with limited capacity and funds.
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Uber is expanding and rebranding — is that a good thing? 11.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
As the ridehailing giant enters the multimodal market, will it maintain protections for consumers?
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World hunger rose for three years running, and climate change is a cause 21.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
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Innovating for 100 31.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
It’s no secret that Silicon Valley drives the tech world. From smart cars to smart homes, California continues to boast the world’s latest high-tech innovations and developments. Yet many Californians still lack access to technological advancements that could dramatically improve their everyday lives. High-tech products and services are viewed by many residents in low- to moderate-income communities as out-of-reach luxuries rather than attainable necessities.
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Can we use start-up strategies to scale social impact? 27.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
Take the cases of mobile phone adoption and clean water access.
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The transportation equity conundrum: 6 ways cities can improve mobility without displacement 9.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
There are countless opportunities — but limited investment funds.
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How utilities can collaborate with low- and moderate-income customers to do more 13.9.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
And five ways that new business models can involve communities in decision-making.
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4 cities using transportation data to be more sustainable and socially inclusive 28.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
These urban areas are tracking the barriers deterring their citizens from using public transit — and fixing them.
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Holds water: Harvesting rain could help Caribbean countries after hurricanes 10.8.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new model of this ancient technology could improve communities’ access to fresh water both after storms and day-to-day.
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Can results-based climate finance prevent adversity? 30.7.2018 GreenBiz.com
Estimates show that $5.7 trillion in green investment is needed annually by 2020 in developing nations for climate action.
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Three days in Greece with Anwar Nilufary 24.7.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Raluca Bejan So, you don't accept the accusation? We cannot move forward since the witnesses are not present. They were not summoned, and I need the witnesses to testify. They must testify. Do not talk. Just listen for two minutes. Just listen! The prosecutor recommends postponing the case, so the police and the witnesses can be summoned. This is what the Court is deciding now. And the policeman must testify as well. The policeman was an eye witness there. Don't! Don't talk! Just listen. Don't be erratic here because you know your situation. It is better for you just to listen for the time being. Listen, for the day of 20th of September at 9 a.m. in the morning. We write it down for you here; they are not going to give you a summons, they are not going to give you a paper. This is for you to remember it. That is all. You come on the 20th of September. You will have to make an application for that one…for the lawyer. Listen, the Court will not appoint a lawyer. Listen! Listen, Shh! Quiet! Quiet! No, no, ...
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Sharing power: renewables, resilience and redefining beauty 29.6.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
On average, the poorest 20% pay the most for electricity — that’s 10% of total household income. Community power and community storage will transform access to affordable clean energy for low-income households, if we deploy equitable project finance models that scale with the market instead of depending on subsidies. Leaders from around the world discuss new project development and finance models that are transforming the economic and energy landscape in their communities.
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Ontario fightback: Progressive MPPs headed to Queens Park speak out 28.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Maya Bhullar On June 29 Ontarians will have a new premier who takes power with a Progressive Conservative majority government. However, Ontarians also elected some amazing progressive candidates, and at rabble.ca we intend to amplify what people are doing to stand for what Ontarians want and to continue to support progressive change. This is the first of a new Activist Toolkit series on Ontario's fightback against proposed cutbacks and attacks on the things you believe are important. Tell us about what you are doing by sending an email to maya[at]rabble.ca. To launch the series, we reached out to all the progressive MPPs who were elected and asked them three questions: why they ran, what they heard at doors, and what we can do to help them stand for Ontarians. After a hard-fought campaign, the slate of MPPs headed to Queens Park are busy and need time to recuperate. We are so grateful to (in no particular order) France Gélinas (Nickel Belt), Peter Tabuns (Toronto Danforth), Laura Mae Lindo  (Kitchener ...
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Social enterprise improves food security in Garden Hill First Nation 15.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Marina Puzyreva Food insecurity is a pressing problem for thousands of Indigenous people living in remote reserves in the North of Manitoba. The new CCPA Manitoba report Harnessing the Potential of Social Enterprise in Garden Hill First Nation explores in-depth the themes around food insecurity: people's incomes and spending on food, health issues related to food consumption and traditional food culture. It also suggests ways to increase food accessibility and affordability through local efforts and appropriate public policies. Although the study is community specific, it echoes many problems faced by other northern communities. Garden Hill First Nation (GHFN) is a remote community located 610 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Similar to many northern communities, in GHFN the history of colonialism, assimilation and the legacy of residential schools have shaped the egregious conditions of poverty that many on-reserve residents struggle with every day: notably high rates of unemployment, a ...
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Bringing to environmental justice: Bayou restoration in Louisiana 2.6.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The hurricane-ravaged coastline has a long history of racism — but community-building is trying to change that.
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The business case for empowering women through climate-resilient supply chains 24.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Women are disproportionately affected by climate change's impacts, in addition to multiple institutional barriers. Here's what you can do about it.
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Why it matters that affordable housing hits the triple bottom line 18.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The net-zero energy (NZE) opportunity for all.
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