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Is BlackRock Going Green or Just Greenwashing? 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On Tuesday, January 14, the New York Times ran a story in its “Dealbook” business section that contained some startling news. Larry Fink, the founder and chief executive officer of the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, announced that his […]
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Clean energy plan a focus of Minnesota Senate panel hearing 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Differences between Senate Republicans and Gov. Tim Walz over fossil fuels in the state’s electrical energy future are expected to be debated again during the upcoming legislative session.
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Policy News: January 13, 2020 14.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress Increases Funding for Ecological Science in FY2020 Appropriations NSF receives a 2.5% increase, USGS funding boosted by nearly 10%. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Criticizes the “Transparency Rule,” Waters of the U.S repeal and more ESA, aquatic science societies resubmit comments ahead of January SAB meetings. NSF Issues Solicitation for NEON Operations ...
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BlackRock goes green? Investment giant joins Climate Action 100+ amid controversy 13.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
The move comes just a month after the firm was accused of being 'full of greenwash' by former US Vice President Al Gore.
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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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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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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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Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Disadvantaged Groups 21.12.2019 WRI Stories
Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Disadvantaged Groups Comments|Add Comment|PrintClimate activists around the world are calling for fair climate policies that address social justice and inequality. Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE Discussions on the social aspects of climate action have long focused on jobs in carbon-intensive industries, but they've started considering the broader picture. Solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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2019 Was a Watershed Year for Clean Energy Commitments from U.S. States and Utilities 20.12.2019 WRI Stories
2019 Was a Watershed Year for Clean Energy Commitments from U.S. States and Utilities Comments|Add Comment|PrintOregon wind farm. Photo by Steve Wilson/Wikimedia Commons td { padding:10px; border-right:1px solid white; vertical-align: middle; } td { padding-left:10px; padding-top:8px; padding-bottom:8px; border: none; } tr:nth-child(odd) {background: #fff;} tr:nth-child(even) {background: rgb(255,228,175);} @media screen and (min-width: 800px){ .energy-table{ width: calc(50% - 25px); float:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Shipowners float plans for $5 billion fund to catalyze low carbon shipping 20.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Industry body insists it has 'definitely got the memo' on the need for urgent climate action.
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A decade in review: the most underrated clean energy stories 19.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Energy leaders share their views on the most important developments of the last and upcoming decades.
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The moral hazard of celebrating incrementalism 13.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
There are two narratives coming from COP25: we're doing fine and we're doing terrible. What if there was another?
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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Automakers can build better cars, but we need strong standards to get there 10.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Policies to promote innovation and prevent pollution can help consumers and move the auto industry towards new progress.
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New shipping rules are on the horizon. Is your supply chain ready? 3.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
The negative consequences could be both financial and reputational, and should be of particular concern to the traditional fossil-fuels energy supply chain.
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12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy 27.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
The United States is the only nation that doesn’t show up in the list of countries currently committed to the Paris Agreement. But that doesn’t mean most Americans aren’t trying to do their part. In fact, U.S. states, cities and ...
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Editorial: California needs zero-emission trucks and it needs them now 27.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

For California to meet federal health standards, or its own ambitious climate change goals, it has to wean the transportation sector off fossil fuels.

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Fight or switch? How the low-carbon transition is disrupting fossil fuel politics 27.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Global fossil fuel and overall energy consumption are still rising. But the new focus on them shows that the end is near.
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12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy 26.11.2019 WRI Stories
12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintSolar installation is one of the main clean energy jobs of the future. Photo by Green Energy Futures/Flickr. The United States is the only nation that doesn't show up in the list of countries currently committed to the Paris Agreement. But that doesn't mean most Americans aren't trying to do their part. In fact, U.S. states, cities and counties that support the Paris Agreement make up about two-thirds of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The electric Mustang is just the start of Ford's drive to hit 50 mpg in 6 years 24.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Ford turns to electrified pickups, performance cars and SUVs to meet California's greenhouse gas regulations.

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