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This is Climate Tech 4.5.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
This is Climate Tech Precision agriculture and alternative protein. Net-zero approaches to construction. Industrial decarbonization. Alternative fuels and zero-emissions transportation. Carbon capture solutions. These are just some of the intriguing “climate tech” innovations emerging to tackle the long-term crisis of global warming while creating a more sustainable, equitable, regenerative economy — interest has only strengthened amid the far-reaching economic disruption brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, which has underscored systemic shortcomings of our current model.    Join this experienced panel of venture capitalists for a conversation about why interest in climate tech is resurging within the investment community and why startups that have forged strategic partnerships with large companies are of particular interest. Among the topics our experts will discuss: Which areas of climate tech they are actively cultivating and why What characteristics they seek in climate-focused entrepreneurs How ...
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Green bonds are growing bigger and broader 4.5.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The variety of purposes has expanded beyond alternative energy to green building and sustainable-transport projects. And that's just a start.
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Here are 4 ways cities are coping with the effects of COVID-19 15.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Cities — from Wuhan in China to New York in the United States — have been at the front lines of the novel coronavirus crisis and will be in the same position for future crises.
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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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As Mobility as a Service grows, the insurance sector must evolve 10.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
There is a place for insurance companies in the new mobility service market. But there are still a lot of questions about its role.
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Minneapolis report: Residents want to drive less 10.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
According to a draft report released Monday, 50 percent of people surveyed say they usually drive. But they indicated they'd like to be able to walk or ride their bikes more often.
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Travel by plane and you might get 'flight shamed.' This worries airlines 7.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Some airlines fret U.S. travelers will avoid flying to help fight climate change. Carriers are touting their green ways, but environmentalists cry 'greenwashing.'

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Introducing … VERGE Food 3.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The latest addition to our annual VERGE conference promises to serve up a full plate of issues and solutions.
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Editorial: SB 50 is dead. Again. L.A. lawmakers need to stop stonewalling and come up with a housing solution 31.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

L.A.-area leaders were full of reasons to kill the bill. So, what's their solution to the housing crisis?

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Metro Denver residents drive more despite rise of transit services — hampering efforts to cut air pollution 17.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Metro Denver residents have been driving more, pumping tons of heat-trapping pollution into air that already violates health standards -- despite multiplying options over the past decade to ride trains, buses, bicycles, scooters and other alternatives.
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Why aviation needs to address its emissions problem now 7.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Despite myriad efforts, the aviation industry unlikely to succeed in reducing its emissions given the current hurdles. In fact, the case is quite the opposite.
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Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem 4.12.2019 WRI Stories
Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem Comments|Add Comment|PrintSome of Delhi's dangerous air pollution comes from crop burning in neighboring states. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT. Delhi choked under a thick blanket of toxic air last month. The government's pollution control authority declared a public health emergency, and the city's action plan kicked into effect, although its impacts were limited. Many international news outlets covered the crisis, but few captured... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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100% Clean: How Do We Actually Get There? 22.10.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
For the U.S. to do its part to help avoid the worst impacts of climate change, we must achieve a 100% clean economy by 2050 at the latest – removing at least as much climate pollution from the atmosphere as we put into it each year. (Read this for more on what we mean by […]
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Will guilt-free flying arrive at your terminal soon? 8.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
As flight shame rises, one company is on a quest to make green jet fuels.
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Editorial: It was a terrible idea to build a new freeway in Los Angeles County. Now it's on hold for good 6.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

No, California should not plow new highways to far-flung subdivisions when the state is trying to convince people to drive less to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming.

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The truth about hydrogen, the latest, trendiest low-carbon solution 30.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
As misconceptions about the emerging tech abound, we can dispel common myths to encourage hydrogen's potential for decarbonization.
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Mexican retailer Coppel travels alternative route to a fuel-efficient last mile 20.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
After a successful pilot, the retailer is planning a full implementation covering its entire last-mile fleet of some 1,200 vehicles that make 30,000 home deliveries per day.
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Water main break closes southbound Colorado Blvd. at Mississippi Ave. 8.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Officials closed southbound Colorado Boulevard at East Mississippi Avenue Thursday morning following a water main break.
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Colorado transportation leaders are banking on buses and trains as population surges 5.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The addition of new Bustang routes is just one transit expansion strategy emerging in the early days of Gov. Jared Polis' administration as CDOT looks more seriously at alternatives to road widening.
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