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Why human health must be at the center of climate action 11.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Companies can exacerbate the challenges, but the private sector also positively contribute to solving these challenges.
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The energy sector’s carbon emissions are rising, not falling — can COP25 turn it around? 10.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
This year’s United Nations Climate Change Summit (COP25) opened in Madrid against a backdrop of mounting urgency. In the last 12 months, the U.N.’s climate science body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has issued two special reports raising stark warnings of the risks climate change poses to food security and the oceans. 
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Fearing retaliation, some immigrants stay away from public aid 10.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Medicaid, food assistance and other federal programs can help keep struggling immigrant families afloat. Many, though, increasingly fear being punished for seeking those benefits, and being labeled a “public charge.”
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There's a new kind of inequality. And it's not about income 10.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A report issued by the U.N. Development Programme says that the 20th-century thinking about global inequality no longer works in the 21st century.
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As the climate crisis grows, Big Oil finds itself over a barrel 9.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The sector is facing strong headwinds from activists, investors and governments, pitting the companies’ relentless growth ambitions against the worsening signs of climate change.
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6 inexpensive things cities can do to become more sustainable 9.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Comprehensive plans are great, but small, low-budget changes can make a big difference, too.
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Investor interest fuels SASB adoption, inspires new GRI tax disclosure standard 9.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The argument for discussing financial metrics alongside environmental, social and governance data gains new supporters.
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Tech recruiters were once welcomed on campus. Now they face protests 7.12.2019 LA Times: Business

Tech firms such as Palantir, Amazon, Google and Microsoft hire huge numbers of college graduates every year. Student activists are trying to disrupt that recruiting pipeline.

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RELEASE: Climate change set to devastate regional fisheries and cause reef tourism revenue losses of over 90% 6.12.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Climate change set to devastate regional fisheries and cause reef tourism revenue losses of over 90% Adaptive management processes must be fast tracked by world leaders MADRID, SPAIN (December 6th, 2019) Unabated climate change could cause coral reef tourism revenue losses of over 90%, while some West African countries are forecast to see fish stocks decline by 85%1, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis2 into country-by-country climate impacts on key ocean sectors, published... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income 6.12.2019 WRI Stories
4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income Comments|Add Comment|PrintFarmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combine crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil Climate change poses a real threat to farmers around the world. Agriculture is highly dependent on good weather, including high and low temperatures, rainfall, wind intensity, and many other variables.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Policy News: December 3, 2019 4.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol ...
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Entrepreneurs and government are teaming up to boost food security in the United Arab Emirates — and beyond 3.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
From vertical farms to fish caves, new technologies aim to boost food production and vanquish hunger.
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Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action 2.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
Chile withdrew as host of this year’s UN climate conference amid widespread unrest, but that doesn’t mean that fighting climate change should be pushed into second place behind addressing social inequality. On the contrary, the situation in Chile shows all countries that the social and climate ...
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How actor Michelle Pfeiffer championed the world's first circular fragrance line 2.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
The first C2C- and EWG-certified fragrances were made with a unique startup-nonprofit-corporate collaboration. Here's what that means for the cosmetics industry at large.
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Customers expect sustainable options. How are you delivering? 2.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Sponsored: How goods are packaged is driving consumer purchasing decisions.
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Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action 28.11.2019 WRI Stories
Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action Comments|Add Comment|PrintProtests in Santiago, Chile. Photo by Carlos Figueroa/Wikimedia Commons Chile withdrew as host of this year’s UN climate conference amid widespread unrest, but that doesn’t mean that fighting climate change should be pushed into second place behind addressing social inequality. On the contrary, the situation in Chile shows all countries that the social and climate crises cannot be treated... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Not Rex: Bullets for Bolivia 27.11.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Not Rex: Bullets for Bolivia
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Looking at climate from the social angle 27.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
An NFL fullback, teen activists, a National Geographic photographer and others provide provocative talks about critical equity-climate connections.
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Make booing Alberta's premier at public events a 'Battle of Alberta' thing 27.11.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Make booing Alberta's premier at public events a 'Battle of Alberta' thing
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Barack Obama on climate, equity and overconsumption 26.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The former president opens up about the urgency of the crisis and what he sees as the disconnect between our stated values and our actions.
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