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Where are they now? Catch up with 30 Under 30 alumni 29.6.2020 GreenBiz.com
Where are they now? Catch up with 30 Under 30 alumni Heather Clancy Mon, 06/29/2020 - 02:30 June 22 marked the publication of the fifth annual GreenBiz 30 Under 30 , our report celebrating rising young professionals in the field of corporate sustainability.  What’s up in the worlds of the 120 alumni from past lists? We reached out this spring to check in, asking those inclined to weigh in on how current events have changed their world views. We asked them to consider two questions: With the world turned upside down, what is your focus at work? Do you think the COVID-19 crisis marks a turning point for the sustainability movement?  Following are some of their responses, lightly edited, representing perspective from all four past cohorts. We did not specifically ask the alumni to consider the broader question of systemic racism, as our outreach was completed prior to the national protests triggered by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. But look for future updates and essays on this topic, such as ...
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Clean trucks are more important than ever 5.5.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Cleaning up air pollution drives economic growth.
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9 Canadian startups tackling the climate crisis 29.4.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
With political short-termism aplenty, Canada’s climate leaders are private companies.
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Has green hydrogen’s time finally come? 10.4.2020 GreenBiz.com
Los Angeles is behind a two-phase, first-of-its-kind transformation that will turn a coal-fired power plant in Utah into one powered by green hydrogen by 2045.
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Could artificial photosynthesis be the holy grail of renewables? 8.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Emulating the natural process plants use to convert sunlight into energy could bring benefits in efficiency not just for power generation, but for energy storage.
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Green hydrogen could curb one-third of fossil fuel and industry emissions by 2050 7.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
That's according to a BloombergNEF report that calls policy support for the hydrogen economy "insufficient."
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Coronavirus, cheap natural gas and building electrification 3.4.2020 GreenBiz.com
Will the spectacular drop in natural gas prices throttle the movement to electrify buildings? What's driving the coming collision.
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The environmental trail of the global charcoal supply chain 2.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Use of the fuel is alive and well, with devastating implications for forests in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Is a solar desalination breakthrough coming to the desert? 1.4.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The output of desalination plants is a mere fraction of what it the world could use. Using the sun to convert seawater into drinking water could be key.
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Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change 30.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives.
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Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy 26.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
With the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted
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Coronavirus dampens 2020 outlook for clean energy and electric vehicles 17.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The immediate crisis could undermine long-term strategy.
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How companies led the way on clean energy in Virginia 12.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Virginia just passed a landmark clean-economy bill, with the help of some influential firms.
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Sound investments to decarbonize the world’s industries 11.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
As much as $21 trillion is needed through 2050 to fully decarbonize the ammonia, cement, ethylene and steel sectors.
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How innovator Bill Gross’s solar breakthrough could decarbonize heavy industry 4.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The renowned entrepreneur and investor discusses the evolution of Heliogen and his new concept for capturing carbon.
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Trend: Commercial buildings go all-electric 2.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
All signs point to the next generation of commercial buildings becoming all-electric.
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Investment analysts conclude that greener businesses rule 25.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Investment returns on firms driving the transition to a green economy are easily outstripping those of their fossil fuel competitors, new analysis suggests.
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Delta lifts off with $1 billion pledge to become carbon neutral 20.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
The airline plans to invest in aircraft renewal, sustainable jet fuel, weight reduction, and CO2 offsetting and sequestration projects.
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BP announces net zero by 2050 ambition 13.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
New CEO at the global oil giant plans to step up its investment in non-oil and gas activities. Campaigners argue much more detail is required on how the company will pivot towards net zero emissions.
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Gadget, power thyself 13.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
I have no scientific basis for this statement, but I’d be willing to wager one of the first things readers of this newsletter do when they find themselves in any sort of temporary lodging or work location or travel lounge is hunt for a place to plug in. In the not-so-distant future, new forms of energy harvesting and in situ renewable power generation could make the practice of outlet worshipping a thing of the past, at least for very discrete use cases.
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