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Utilities are the new cool 9.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Thriving in the age of climate change pivots around electricity, and that means electric utilities are at the center.
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Can a #GreenStimulus lead us from breakdown to breakthrough? 9.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
I’ll never forget the first time I heard the activist-turned commentator Van Jones articulate the vision of building an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty.
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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 1.4.2020 THE CITY FIX
The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s ...
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Dirty air, tailpipes and COVID-19 1.4.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Air pollution impacts how the human body can fight infections and viruses. Coronavirus mortality rates could become another galvanizing force for cleaning up the air and simultaneously lowering carbon emissions.
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Editorial: Enjoying the clean air? Trump weakens car emissions standards just when we need them the most 1.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It's especially galling that the Trump Administration chooses this very moment, in a pandemic, to rollback car emission standards.

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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 31.3.2020 WRI Stories
Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintInvesting in transmission infrastructure can be an engine of U.S. job creation and economic growth. Photo credit: R. Nial Bradshaw/U.S. Air Force The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s economic impacts will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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As the Nation Worries About Coronavirus, the Trump Administration is Rolling Back Environmental Rules 31.3.2020 Mother Jones
As the coronavirus spreads and grabs headlines, the federal government has been quietly removing the rules that protect people and the environment from pollution.  On Tuesday, the rule on the chopping block is a 2012 standard targeting car pollution. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler is expected to announce a weaker replacement for the Obama administration’s […]
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Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push 31.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change.
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COVID-19 pandemic shines spotlight on flexible, digital freight 25.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
There have generally been three waves of logistics problems that have emerged alongside the novel coronavirus outbreak. Analytics and artificial intelligence are helping solve them.
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'You know about the coronavirus?' Homeless outreach workers have a new reason to worry 22.3.2020 LA Times: Health

It's the new normal in homeless outreach work. The hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes are in short supply, and the van needs its daily cleaning.

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These are the jobs and sectors exempted from California's coronavirus stay-home order 21.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Many businesses, jobs and operations are exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom's order for Californians to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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COVID-19 Could Affect Cities for Years. Here Are 4 Ways They’re Coping Now. 20.3.2020 WRI Stories
COVID-19 Could Affect Cities for Years. Here Are 4 Ways They’re Coping Now. Comments|Add Comment|PrintNew York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority is stepping up sanitation on buses, subway cars and stations. Photo by MTA/Flickr The COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare two unavoidable facts about our new reality: we are more interconnected than ever, and cities are at the front lines of this crisis and will be at the front lines of any similarly globalized crisis in the future. Since it emerged... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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COVID-19 Could Affect Cities for Years. Here Are 4 Ways They’re Coping Now. 20.3.2020 THE CITY FIX
The COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare two unavoidable facts about our new reality: we are more interconnected than ever, and cities are at the frontlines of this crisis and will be at the frontlines of any similarly globalized crisis in ...
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US Coronavirus Response: 3 Principles for Sustainable Economic Stimulus 20.3.2020 WRI Stories
US Coronavirus Response: 3 Principles for Sustainable Economic Stimulus Comments|Add Comment|PrintNew York City transit personnel sanitize a subway car to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo by Marc A. Hermann/MTA New York City Transit As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States continues to rise and more and more Americans are told to stay home, the true extent of this crisis is becoming more apparent daily. Our immediate focus is on the health and safety of our... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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California is a climate leader. But here's why it needs to move even faster 18.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Critics say the Public Utilities Commission is poised to keep emissions reductions chugging along at an unacceptably slow pace.

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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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L.A.-Long Beach ports approve truck fee too low to clean smog, groups charge 10.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Los Angeles and Long Beach officials voted Monday to impose a modest fee on shipping containers moving through the nation's biggest port complex, marking a first step toward helping truck drivers replace their diesel rigs with cleaner models.

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Editorial: Americans can afford a few extra pennies on their Nikes to clean up 'diesel death zones' 9.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Shoppers can surely afford a couple extra pennies on imported goods to help clean up diesel death zones and fight climate change.

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Taking an Uber or Lyft pollutes more than driving, California finds. Next stop: Regulations 7.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

California, armed with industry data showing Uber and Lyft rides have higher carbon emissions than private trips, is developing the world's first air quality regulations to reduce the climate impacts of ride hailing.

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25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender.
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