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Paris cleans up after latest riot; pressure builds on Macron 9.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Paris tourist sites reopened, workers cleaned up broken glass and shop owners tried to put the city on its feet again Sunday, a day after running battles between "yellow vest" protesters and police.
Achieving Clean Air in Cities 7.12.2018 THE CITY FIX
The original version of this text appeared in the International Finance Corporation analysis, “Climate Investment Opportunities in Cities.” Air pollution is the world’s fourth-leading fatal health risk and the top environmental health risk. One in nine deaths globally are attributed ...
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Could plastics actually help fight climate change? 7.12.2018 GreenBiz.com
The answer is in the chemistry.
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Fossil fuel use is declining — but there's minimal evidence that using ethanol saves money or the environment 5.12.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Weaning the U.S. off imported oil has been mostly successful — but justifying increases in corn ethanol fuel blends is based on a flawed argument.
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5 climate stories to watch for 2019 3.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
There's a major upcoming opportunity for effective bipartisan policies — the question is political will.
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Canada’s carbon-pricing policy is not a climate-change action plan 29.11.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Will Dubitsky One of the issues that will be debated in the next federal election campaign in Canada will be the pros and cons of carbon pricing, to the satisfaction of Liberals and Conservatives and at the expense of the environment.  The Trudeau administration has decided to impose a carbon tax on provinces for which there is no current price on carbon. This is the only significant pillar of the federal government’s climate-change action plan. There is just a sprinkling of other smaller measures. Having a single stand-alone carbon price strategy is a bit like saying the way to raise a child is to buy the child a winter coat -- and that is it. This doesn’t work. The findings of 2016 studies of 16 carbon price countries and two Canadian provinces indicated the carbon emission intensity and energy use affected by the price of carbon is less than one per cent.  This single formula is overwhelmingly outweighed by the US$46 billion in direct and indirect subsidies for the oil gas and coal sectors in Canada ...
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California aims to hit ambitious climate goals through electrification 14.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
California aims to hit ambitious climate goals through electrification
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Colorado Decides Whether to Adopt State Clean Car Standards – Here’s What You Should Know 14.11.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
This post was co-authored by EDF legal fellow Laura Shields. Colorado will decide this week whether to join 13 other states and implement protective state clean car standards. The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission will hold public meetings tomorrow and Friday – and then they’ll vote on whether the Centennial State will adopt standards to […]
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9 corporate venture funds shaping clean energy innovation 8.11.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Big utilities and fossil fuels giants are taking a more active interest in innovation.
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Can energy become secure, affordable and sustainable as the sector transforms? 8.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Megatrends are meeting the energy trilemma.
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4 ways that cities around the globe are going circular 3.11.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From supply chain to waste management, cities are trying to develop local circular economies.
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These red and blue states are tackling climate change since Trump won't 2.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
These red and blue states are tackling climate change since Trump won't
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Minneapolis, St. Paul get Bloomberg boost to address climate change 29.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Bloomberg Philanthropies has named both cities to its $70 million American Cities Climate Challenge, aimed at helping cities meet goals to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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6 key takeaways from VERGE 18 24.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The eighth year of the VERGE conference shows how far we've come — and how far we have yet to go.
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Meet Lyft's first head of social impact and its first sustainability director 22.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The ride-hailing service is positioning itself as a social impact and sustainability leader. Here's who's in the driver's seat.
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Extend the Broad Street Line north, make parking permits more expensive, and more radical ideas to calm Philly's traffic woes and make us a better city | Opinion 20.10.2018 Philly.com News
We've tapped some advocates and experts for radical ideas for what Philadelphia can do to address our transportation problems and make us a better city.
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SEPTA is eyeing a big conversion to green energy 18.10.2018 Philly.com News
SEPTA could shift up to 20 percent of its energy consumption to green sources.
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Cities and states are charging ahead towards a clean transportation future 18.10.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
At the state and local level, communities are pressing ahead on clean transportation solutions—never mind that the Trump administration is stuck in reverse. A new resource released today helps these communities turn their aspirations into action. The Toolkit for Advanced Transportation Policies details the wide range of transportation policy opportunities that state and local governments […]
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Memo to Carmakers: The Future Is Electric 12.10.2018 THE CITY FIX
Electric car sales hit U.S. records this year, with almost 66,000 sold in July and August, more than double the number sold during the same period in 2017. One reason for the boom is the success of the Tesla Model 3, ...
Field of Dreams or Bus Depot: Upper Dublin Schools to decide 11.10.2018 Philly.com News
At a sparsely attended school board meeting in July, officials had offered the roughly 23-acre "Field of Dreams" as its only real alternative for replacing the current arrangement of leasing parking spaces in a nearby industrial park.
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