VERGE 19: Welcoming Remarks

February 12, 2020 by  
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GreenBiz Vice President and VERGE Executive Director, Shana Rappaport, welcomes VERGE 19 participants to the event with a clean economy call to action and surprise performance by The Seastars. “This isn’t just about avoiding an ecological and economic crisis,” Rappaport says. “It’s about helping a future unfold that has the potential to be more prosperous for all people and all life than it’s ever been.”

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Conserving and restoring forests won’t be cheap and easy after all

February 10, 2020 by  
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The corporate world has fallen for trees. But to be effective, the cost of offsetting CO2 emissions with the sequestration power of forests will have to go up. Are companies willing to pay?

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Conserving and restoring forests won’t be cheap and easy after all

Salesforce: Why corporate sustainability must change

February 10, 2020 by  
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This article originally appeared on the Salesforce corporate blog. 2019 was another year in which natural disasters occurred with unnatural (or at least unprecedented) force and frequency.

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Trend: Carbon markets get real on removal

February 10, 2020 by  
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Planting and protecting forests in remote areas of the world may be challenging. But another trend may help matters.

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Carbon policy conundrum: Why politicians must show leadership in their own jurisdictions now

February 8, 2020 by  
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Deep decarbonization only happens if every polluter pays, not just the environmentally conscious.

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GreenBiz analyst Jim Giles on the carbon offset markets, carbon-negative oil and regenerative agriculture

November 11, 2019 by  
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On the closing sidebar interview at VERGE 19, GreenBiz Group’s senior analyst Jim Giles discusses his excitement about the expected growth of the carbon offset markets.

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How nine states and D.C. plan to cut carbon pollution from transportation

September 24, 2019 by  
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Almost 30% of U.S. carbon pollution comes from transportation.

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How to take ‘systems change’ from idea to action

September 24, 2019 by  
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We all talk about it, but we need to first understand what we mean by systems change if we’re to implement it effectively.

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What’s the right balance of energy, security and sustainability?

September 24, 2019 by  
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The challenge for policymakers is not only to decarbonize energy systems, it is to do so while simultaneously ensuring the security and affordability of energy.

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Should the U.S. government buy Greyhound?

September 24, 2019 by  
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The bus company is for sale. The federal government should nationalize it and expand its low-carbon, affordable services.

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