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What happens when a climate activist, Shell exec and an investor share the same stage?

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A case study at TED Countdown, a climate conference that took place weeks before COP26

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Episode 289: How to be a 'climate positive' business

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Plus, good cop and bad cop developments ahead of the COP26 climate negotiations

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$350 billion of energy efficiency investments would save money, create jobs, protect the climate

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Here are a few of the key possibilities pending before Congress

Educating girls: The overlooked solution to climate change

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Sponsored: To solve the climate crisis, accelerating education and digital equity for women and girls may be the best place to start

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Indigenous tribes are key to the US reaching its climate goals

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In some parts of the country, tribes are investing in renewable energy, which also supports tribal self-determination and economic development

This artist is turning off the tap on plastics

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Ben Von Wong has partnered with over a dozen environmental nonprofits including WWF, Oceana Global and Greenpeace to offer concrete opportunities for action

Could a ‘carbon coin’ solve the climate crisis?

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What if there was a way we could fund the climate transition by creating a new global currency, off the books of national and corporate accounts

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The case of the underperforming circular economy

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The path to circularity lies not in high-altitude resolutions, pledges and manifestos. Rather, progress resides through the decidedly less glamorous earthbound work

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Can accountants save the earth? Don’t count on it.

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The idea of converting every type of impact into dollars, euros, yen or other currency is alluring. But it doesn't add up

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How Adidas and ThredUp are prolonging the life of shoes and apparel

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The shoemaker is accepting shoes, apparel and accessories from any brand, in any condition

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

How DFW aims to catalyze climate action for the airport industry

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One airport's efforts to embed sustainability have taken off

How ESG programs can combat the great resignation

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It's not too late for a company to double down on well-being initiatives and community outreach as one way to keep the people they have

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4 sustainability strategy questions food companies should be asking

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Food companies need to start asking themselves the hard questions about their supply chains like who is it helping and hurting and how can it change

How financial institutions engineered climate injustice and the clean energy colorline

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Methods of investing, lending, and risk assessment must change to prioritize equity

When AI and ESG collide

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The corporate world’s embrace of AI will strain ESG strategies far more deeply than most of us think

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How adding rock dust to soil could help drive carbon into the ground

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Researchers are finding that when pulverized rock is applied to agricultural fields, the soil pulls far more carbon from the air and crop yields increase. More studies are underway, but some scientists say this method shows significant benefits for farmers and the climate

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Companies won't reach their science-based targets without suppliers on board

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There is a close correlation between the companies managing their supply chains and setting science-based targets. In order to meet net-zero targets, companies must include their supply chains in their environmental strategies

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The market for next-gen materials is growing

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Innovators in the space have seen more than $1.29 billion in investments since 2015

Why saving peatlands can help stabilize the climate

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Peatlands make up 3 percent of the earth’s landscape, yet absorb large amounts of carbon and harbor surprising biodiversity

With grid modernization overdue, don't overlook virtual power plants

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Strain on electricity grids from climate disasters puts this software-driven approach in new context

The White House effect, redux

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What can a president do about climate change despite a plodding and dithering Congress? We're about to find out

Improving water security helps reduce the gender gap in Mexico City

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Green infrastructure can alleviate the burden on women during drought

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Hydrogen in buildings: The poster child of tech-crastination

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Green hydrogen has its place, but it's not ideal for decarbonizing buildings

As climate emergency first responders, care workers are demanding federal support

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Home care workers rarely get the recognition or resources they deserve for their labor and efforts

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What investors should know about B Corps, PBCs and BS

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There are a lot of acronyms in ESG-land. This one is brought to you by the letter B

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The path to eliminating exposure to harmful 'forever chemicals'

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The chemicals have been detected in indoor air, and at troubling levels in drinking water supplies throughout the U.S. and around the globe

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What you should know about carbon removal purchase agreements

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The industry recognizes the need to share lessons, which is one reason you’ve seen companies including Microsoft, Shopify and Swiss Re all publish playbooks about how they are selecting and valuing projects that have verifiable permanence

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What do these ‘net-zero’ emissions pledges really mean?

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Will it really be enough to stop climate change

Walmart digs into regenerative agriculture

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The giant global retailer has a long supply chain that it needs to decarbonize

Soil health practices are paying off

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A new report shows that regenerative agriculture practices are good for incomes, soil health and the environment

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Pet sustainability, or the truth about cats and dogs

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One of the biggest environmental impacts is associated with the food for meat-eating pets, a product category that contributed at least 64 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually as of 2017

8 Climate Week developments that can help 'get it done'

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Of the dozens of declarations and commitments that landed in our inbox last week, some stood out

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Investing in nature gives industry a competitive advantage

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Industry leaders need to change the measures of growth, bring the true value of nature into market pricing and ensure demands on nature do not exceed the ability to supply

Wildfires redraw the landscape for corporate tree planting

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Companies are mostly funding tree-planting initiatives to reforest areas that have been burned in wildfire. Is that the right thing to do

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Remora is ready to roll with carbon capture for trucks

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The startup has a long list of multibillion-dollar logistics corporations signed up as pilot accounts, including Ryder

Big money flows into long-duration energy storage

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Long-duration energy storage is the linchpin technology that will let the economy run off of intermittent renewable energy sources and backup power after grid disruptions.

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ESG is under attack, and that’s a good thing

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Why environmental justice research needs to include disability

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Disabled people make up more than 25 percent of the U.S population but remain left out of most environmental justice research

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How the U.S. can achieve climate commitments

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It's time to embrace an all-of-society strategy

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Atlanta community resilience project seeks to become model for energy equity

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The Breaking Barriers initiative is developing two resilience centers in Atlanta, one on the campus of a historically Black college that will be backed by a solar-powered microgrid with battery storage

How much do crops contribute to emissions?

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Food production generates more than a third of manmade greenhouse gas emissions — a new framework tells us how much comes from crops, countries and regions

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