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Marin Clean Energy’s CEO, Dawn Weisz, on the benefits of a Community Choice Aggregation model 11.11.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
On the Sidebar of VERGE 19, Dawn Weisz discusses how utilizing a Community Choice Aggregation Model (CCA) benefits the local communities Marin Clean Energy (MCE) works with
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How US colonialism affects Indigenous peoples’ stewardship and access to food 9.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From ceremonies to harvesting and food storage, to political leadership, to gender relations, indigenous groups have detailed understandings of how design societal institutions to support resilience. But colonialism changed that.
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California could have helped low-income residents weather PG&E blackouts 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The state had a program — and $72 million — but hardly anyone applied.
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California designated millions for disadvantaged communities to access solar batteries 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The problem is, not a single residential installation has taken place.
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Lessons from Phoenix on water management and equity 30.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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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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How Big Rec chooses its public-lands battles 24.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Outdoor industry giants stood up for Bears Ears. Why won’t they stand up for the Borderlands?
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On the modernized, efficient and equitable electric grid 23.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
Innovative state-level policies can ensure safe and distributed energy for low- and moderate-income households.
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5 startups unlocking the mobility revolution 15.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From data to electrification, these entpreneurs are surmounting barriers to reaching an equitable, sustainable mobility future and empowering first movers to act.
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The startup disrupting Unilever 26.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Algramo was one of more than 60 startups delivering finalist pitches for the latest series of challenges issued as part of MIT Solve.
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Utopic or dystopic future Bozeman? 21.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Things aren’t like they used to be in Montana’s iconic mountain town.
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When public lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow its own laws.
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When federal lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow it’s own laws.
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Global electricity access grows — but it's still not on track for the SDGs 27.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
International report points to progress, but finds clean cooking, heating and transport solutions need to be bolstered.
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Western states work to shore up abortion access 31.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
‘State laws might become the law of the land.’
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Energy equity: bringing solar power to low-income communities 23.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
From New York to California, states are adopting “community solar” programs that bring solar power and lower energy bills to low-income households.
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Who will save Africa’s rural farmers when investment and climate change roll in? 15.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
With the continent in transformation, there are three key areas to focus on for climate action.
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9 major opportunities for electric buses and trucks 14.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
New jobs, less pollution, climate action — and more.
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The righteousness of the youth-led climate justice movement 30.4.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A global movement being led by your company's future employees, neighbors and customers should be of considerable interest, and more than a little concern.
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UN decade of family farming puts spotlight on food insecurity 24.4.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Food & Health The United Nations has declared the years 2019 to 2028 as the UN Decade of Family Farming, citing the need to stem hunger and work toward food security. The official launch of the decade will take place in May. The UN has identified a number of key issues, including public policies, that promote the development of family farms, the protection of biodiversity, forests necessary to supporting family farms, sustainable fisheries and agroecology. While 2014 was officially the year of family farming, the UN states that, by creating a decade dedicated to family farming , it aims to draw attention to the fact that the people who produce more than 80 per cent of the planet's food paradoxically are often the most vulnerable to hunger.  My hope is that the UN decade will expose and emphasize the real causes of hunger on this planet -- how the creation of hunger is directly linked to environmental degradation and land grabbing; the loss of family farms and farmland to speculation and concentration, an ...
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