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The Women’s March Has Gotten Much Smaller. That’s Partly by Design. 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
Three years ago, nearly half a million women and their allies descended on the nation’s capital to showcase their outrage over the election of Donald Trump and launch a new movement for women’s equality. On Saturday, fewer than 10,000 participants are expected to attend the fourth annual Women’s March in Washington, DC. But to leaders […]
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India's largest state is fining Muslims — for crimes they say they didn't commit 18.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Rather than face accountability for using excessive force, authorities in India's largest state are directing residents to pay for damage resulting from antigovernment unrest.

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Transforming Transportation 2020 Day 2: Can Mobility Be a Bridge to the New Economy? 17.1.2020 THE CITY FIX
“All the things we want to do [in transport] are good for the climate. The question is how do we get there? How can transport be the champion?” said Ani Dasgupta, global director of WRI Ross Center, on the final ...
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How does a 'color of the year' get chosen? The interior world of 'it' colors 17.1.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Color experts, paint company marketing departments and product designers anticipate the colors we want before we even know we want them. Go behind the scenes to see how they're chosen and which ones will be everywhere in 2020.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Movement Is About a Lot More Than Just Congress 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
For years, tenants in New York’s public housing residences had complained about the black mold breeding on the walls, the brown liquid dripping from the ceilings, and the cold water flowing from the faucets. But the city hadn’t made repairs. One white-skied Saturday this past November, neither New York City Housing Authority head Gregory Russ nor mayor-turned-presidential-candidate […]
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Iranians Would Kindly Like Donald Trump To “Shut Up” 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
When Iran’s military admitted on Saturday that it had mistakenly shot down a civilian airliner, Ukraine Airlines Flight 752—killing all 176 of its mainly Iranian passengers and crew—Iranians started taking to the streets in shock, sadness, and outrage that, for many, at least temporarily overshadowed their anger toward the United States after it assassinated top […]
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Act Locally, Learn Globally: Luis Bettencourt on Building from the Community Up 14.1.2020 THE CITY FIX
“Cities are special,” Luis Bettencourt says in an interview for the Cities Research Seminar Series, but they may only be beginning to tap into their full potential. We need to think about cities more as “collective systems that have their ...
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It's time for Silicon Valley to start buying electric commuter buses 14.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Many big Bay Area companies such as Facebook and Genentech use large fleets of private commuter buses. This year more of these vehicles will run on batteries.
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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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How Oakland's environmental justice movement transformed California's regulatory culture of climate change 11.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Local groups have engaged with regulators, legislators and other experts to drive impact.
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade 10.1.2020 WRI Stories
10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade Comments|Add Comment|PrintA lot changed for the world's forests over the 2010s, but much remains to be done. Photo by flickrfavorites/Flickr. The last decade was pivotal for the world's forests. The 2010s saw the rise of unprecedented new commitments — from governments and the private sector alike — to bring deforestation to heel. The UN REDD+ framework, the New York Declaration on Forests and the Sustainable Development Goals set out ambitious... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Episode 202: GreenBiz community shares 2020 ambitions, Dalkia's energy services rebrand 10.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Listen up for audiograms from 10 corporate sustainability professionals including Google sustainability officer Kate Brandt, Unilever diversity champion Kamillah Knight and strategy guru John Elkington.
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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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This startup is helping universities and companies embrace circular asset management 9.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
It aims to scale the sharing of equipment and supplies across industries — and make the "multi-usiverse" happen.
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Column: The SEC is trying to stifle shareholders' right to challenge corporate managements 7.1.2020 LA Times: Business

SEC rule changes would stifle shareholder voices, but gratify entrenched managements

Proposed SEC rule changes could impede investor activism 7.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The modifications, proposed in November and now out for public comment, seem to have been advocated by a network of oil and gas interests.
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The U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general also eliminated another key player 7.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Abu Mahdi Muhandis, a onetime political dissident, lawmaker and militia leader, was one of Iraq's most powerful men.

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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020 6.1.2020 WRI Stories
Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020 Comments|Add Comment|Print2020 is a key year for action on climate and other sustainability goals. Photo by hpgruesen/Wikimedia Commons It seems like a lifetime ago when at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, I watched more than 100 heads of state and government queue to sign the original documents of the Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Biodiversity Convention and Agenda 21. Negotiations had been tough, and some leaders were more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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‘Cried with joy’: Minnesota's Liberians find elation, relief in new permanent residency law 6.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota’s Liberian community is celebrating a new federal law that opens a path for permanent residency in the U.S. Advocates say it’s a happy ending to a long, hard-fought journey. Just a year ago, many Liberians feared deportation.
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