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Beijing whips up NBA anger, then winds it down, disappointing Chinese nationalists 17.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Chinese nationalism is not as united as it appears.

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Climate Transitions Won’t Happen without Social Justice and Greater Democracy 16.10.2019 WRI Stories
Climate Transitions Won’t Happen without Social Justice and Greater Democracy Comments|Add Comment|PrintYouth Strike 4 Climate, London. Photo by David Holt/Flickr The September UN summits on climate action and sustainable development offered a stark contrast between the half-empty, access-restricted meetings inside, and the streets from thousands of cities worldwide filled with protesters, demanding climate justice from the political leaders that have thus far failed them. Inside, the most... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Meet the Startups Helping India’s Cities Save Water, Reduce Energy and Better Manage Waste 16.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
As cities across India contend with rapid outward expansion and growth, critical urban services are lagging behind, impacting long-term environmental sustainability, public health and quality of life. Rapid urbanization and the realities of climate change require the implementation of solutions ...
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Unity: Equality Fashion Week celebrates inclusive brands and LGBTQ designers 16.10.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Up-and-coming designers and labels /FEM/HAÜS, Sharpe Suiting, Saylorbone, Javon Wolf, Vanity Dollz & Jean Marie Designz, Morgasm, the Unapologetic Co., Shakita Wylie and Kate Manzella participated in the evening's fashion show and now have their work featured at a pop-up shop in L.A.

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Letters to the Editor: Build housing for homeless people, but only in sparsely populated areas 16.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A protest in Chatsworth against a homeless housing project shows that voters are fine spending tax money on these items, but just not near their homes.

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Integrating CSR with diversity, equity and inclusion at Caesars Entertainment 16.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The gaming and entertainment company is upping the ante on all of these concerns.
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So Far, Green Bonds Fail to Raise Much Money for Resilience. The Climate Resilience Principles Aim to Change That 16.10.2019 WRI Stories
So Far, Green Bonds Fail to Raise Much Money for Resilience. The Climate Resilience Principles Aim to Change That Comments|Add Comment|PrintResilience bonds can fund things like climate-smart agriculture. Flickr/Georgina Smith, CIAT The UN Climate Action Summit last week made one thing clear: accelerated investment in climate change resilience is urgently needed to ensure the well-being of economies, communities, and people. According to the Global Commission on Adaptation,  investing $1.8... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The power of social enterprise: Can a forgotten nut boost Nigeria's economy? 15.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
An innovative start-up is leveraging the original ingredient in Coca-Cola to kickstart sustainable development in the country.
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Want the real deal for a New Deal on climate? Look to the states 14.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
These leading states are setting legally binding, economy-wide, greenhouse gas emissions targets.
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PHOTOS: Four Directions All Nations march and rally, in Denver Colorado 13.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Four Directions All Nations march and rally was held on October 12, 2019 in Denver, Colo.
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Crowd rallies in Denver’s Civic Center to hear teen climate activist Greta Thunberg 12.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Hundreds of people are gathering in Denver's Civic Center Friday for a climate protest featuring teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, whose fiery remarks last month during the United Nations climate change conference made her an international hero.
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Does Hong Kong Even Need the NBA? 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
Last Friday night, Daryl Morey, the general manager of the NBA’s Houston Rockets, tweeted an image with the seemingly innocuous text: “Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong.” Within the hour, he was forced to delete the tweet, his account under siege by angry replies from Chinese nationalists. By Saturday, the Rockets had been effectively […]
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Employees of Microsoft's GitHub demand company cancel its contract with ICE 10.10.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

GitHub employees are calling on executives to cancel the Microsoft-owned software company's contract with ICE.

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Teen Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg to strike Friday with Denver climate activists 10.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who gained notoriety after speaking in front of the United Nations Climate Action Summit and being mocked by President Donald Trump is participating in a strike Friday in Denver.
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Behind the scenes: The future of sustainable crabmeat 9.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Behind the scenes: The future of sustainable crabmeat
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On October 21, vote for climate solutions 9.10.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
On October 21, vote for climate solutions
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RELEASE: New Research Finds Climate Adaptation Is an Opportunity for Transformative Change in Cities 9.10.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: New Research Finds Climate Adaptation Is an Opportunity for Transformative Change in Cities Urban adaptation should incorporate climate risks into planning, work with vulnerable communities and focus on nature-based solutions COPENHAGEN (October 9, 2019)—By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas, which will face the gravest risks from climate change: sea-level rise, flooding, heat and water stress, loss of biodiversity and other impacts. With the most... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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'It's not about the money': What Beijing doesn't get about Hong Kong protesters 7.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Mainlanders are willing to give up their freedoms in exchange for stability, development and wealth. That deal doesn't fly in Hong Kong.

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System Change Investing: The business case 7.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The new paradigm approach shifts the focus of investing from company change and symptoms to system change and root causes.
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How are banks doing on sustainable finance commitments? Not good enough 7.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Financial institutions are making more green commitments than ever — here's how they stack up.
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