The sustainability year 2020 in review, in haiku

December 29, 2020 by  
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The sustainability year 2020 in review, in haiku Sue Lebeck Tue, 12/29/2020 – 01:00 Editor’s note: Back by popular demand, smart cities consultant Sue Lebeck provides GreenBiz highlights from the past year in verse. You’ll find her haiku from 2019 here . Rise before the Surprise Leaders gather for the first and last time in year of shelter-in-place. Learning on the Job Could ways to flatten coronavirus’ curve help bend climate’s curve too? From Farms to Front Lines Essential workers carry the day, unclear that anybody CARES. BLM joins COVID-19 In this raw moment, we are dually confronted. Here’s how to respond. Climate and Justice make a Great Pair   Not mere Facebook friends, these two spawn recovery, lift communities. Corporates Gain via E, S and G Weave people, purpose and commitment to climate — then watch value rise. At Circularity, Plastics gets Serious Pacts and moonshots are aiming to contain plastics’ value forever. Proof, Imagination and a Kick Great transit — public, active and electric — drives all toward equity. Food Focus Feeds a Flurry Regeneration- revealed opportunity cost: meat’s great land grab! Electrifying Path of “least regret” as wildfire climate destroys forests and sparks fears. The Forests AND the Trees Climate’s urgent need is restored forests! Also those one trillion trees. Carbontech is on the VERGE Carbontech hits the market; removal joins the carbon agenda. New Year’s Resolutions Watch GreenFin grow, help Big Oil shrink and build racial justice for all. Cheers! Topics Corporate Strategy Climate Change COVID-19 Sustainability Featured in featured block (1 article with image touted on the front page or elsewhere) Off Duration 0 Sponsored Article Off Courtesy of Shutterstock/Protasov AN

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Episode 213: The pandemic’s impact on the clean economy, geoengineering geek out

March 27, 2020 by  
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Plus, highlights from this week’s webcast on how retailers can embrace the circular economy.

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Corporate renewable energy in the age of COVID-19

March 27, 2020 by  
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Corporations have been driving the uptake of renewables across the United States for years. Hundreds of companies have made voluntary commitments to transition to 100 percent clean energy, and companies of all sizes have spearheaded renewable procurement deals, adding clean energy capacity to the grid. 

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IKEA, Nordstrom, Walgreens on the many opportunities for circularity in retail

March 27, 2020 by  
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From recipes for recommerce to changing packaging ingredients, the retail sector is integral to adoption of the circular economy. Don’t expect a cookie-cutter approach.

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How climate progress can move ahead as COVID-19 halts crucial conferences

March 27, 2020 by  
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“We must find other avenues for progress.”

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Episode 93: Embracing hope, converging on climate and circular thinking

September 22, 2017 by  
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In this week’s episode: Van Jones on green jobs, not jails; the renewables revolution; a performance from DJ Spooky and other highlights from VERGE 17.

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10 things you need to know about the restoration economy

September 22, 2017 by  
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Preparing for climate change means building up the systems that protect our coasts and water. Some of those will be made of steel; others will be made of trees and sand.

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