2021 Policy Update Panel – The Road Ahead

CleanTech Alliance

A pragmatic policy outlook for 2021

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How can sustainability execs leverage Biden’s policy agenda?    


How can sustainability execs leverage Biden’s policy agenda? . 20, when President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took the oath of office, they made it clear they would start their terms with a clear policy agenda that addressed seven areas : COVID-19. Policy & Politics.

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California's epic electric truck policy is coming


California Policy & Politics Pollution Prevention Transportation & MobilityThis is leadership for the climate and for mobility.

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2021 Policy Update Happy Hour

CleanTech Alliance

E8 and the CleanTech Alliance invite you to join us virtually to hear from experts about how the election (no matter the outcome) will affect clean tech policy in 2021 and beyond – followed by virtual networking! Stay tuned for a speaker list, but RSVP earlier to ensure your spot

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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.

A new decade demands new leadership in climate policy advocacy


Only public policy can deliver the speed and scale of emissions reductions needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change. Climate Change GreenBiz 20 Policy & Politics Policy & Politics

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Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 1


Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 1. policy landscape around plastics, recycling and solid waste management? The steady growth of public attention around plastics and packaging has led to a revitalized policy focus in the U.S. packaging policy landscape.

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Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 2


Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 2. policy landscape around plastics, recycling and solid waste management? The steady growth of public attention around plastics and packaging has led to a revitalized policy focus in the U.S. packaging policy landscape.

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What Is A Green Procurement Policy?

Green Business Bureau

Green Procurement Policy. A green procurement or green purchasing policy (GPP) is put in place to guide businesses when acquiring materials, supplies and services and selecting such products based on their impact on the environment and human health. Green Procurement Policy Principles.

Policy 122

Lyft's 100% EV strategy requires a policy blitz


Lyft's 100% EV strategy requires a policy blitz. So essentially Lyft has to act as a catalyst — using policy, economic and industry tools — to spur the broader transportation ecosystem to more rapidly adopt zero-emission vehicles. Policy & Politics.

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Second Annual Future of Carbon Policy Conference

CleanTech Alliance

December 12 | Mercer Island, WA Sponsored by the Washington Business Alliance and the Low Carbon Prosperity Institute, the Second Annual Future of Carbon Policy will take place on December 12 from 4-6 p.m. Public PolicyJoin other leaders for a high level perspective on Washington State’s progress towards effective climate change management. We’ll review what’s working, what’s not, and […].

Policy 150

Forth: Policy Manager — Equitable Transportation Electrification

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Forth, April 14, 2020 DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Policy Development, Coalition Building and Education (~50%). The Policy Manager assists the Senior Director in convening advocacy organizations across the U.S. The focus will be on building the capacity of organizations to develop equitable policy approaches for transportation electrification […]. to build an equitable, electric mobility community of practice.).

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Policy Analyst Asia Investor Group on Climate Change

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Pandemic policy must be climate policy


Lockdowns cannot lead to healthy, equitable decarbonisation, but can spur changes that will

Policy 121

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


Books Carbon Policy Carbon Pricing Emissions Reduction Policy & Politics GreenBiz ReadsDeep decarbonization only happens if every polluter pays, not just the environmentally conscious.

Policy 278

Wanted: Senior Energy Policy Specialist (Utilities) [10076]

CleanTech Alliance

Source: State of Washington Careers The Energy Policy Office within the Energy Division is seeking a Senior Energy Policy Specialist. The Senior Energy Policy Specialist is the lead policy expert on resource planning and implementation by energy utilities, including electricity and natural gas, in Washington. This position serves as a policy expert on verification and compliance […].

Policy 150

October solar policy snapshots

Solar Power World

Vote Solar says Massachusetts must triple SMART program to reach climate goals Boston, Massachusetts Vote Solar released a report that found the policy environment in Massachusetts is slowing the growth of the state’s solar industry and may make it impossible to accomplish its renewable energy goals. The advocacy organization says the state should triple the… The post October solar policy snapshots appeared first on Solar Power World. News Policy votesolar

A new policy platform is thinking big on forests and climate


A new policy platform is thinking big on forests and climate. presidential election, the Forest-Climate Working Group (FCWG) released an ambitious federal policy platform , endorsed by 43 CEOs and organizations representing all dimensions of U.S. Policy & Politics.

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Utilities and Transportation Commission appoints policy director

CleanTech Alliance

Source: UTC, October 1, 2019 Amy Andrews, formerly the commission’s chief financial officer, has been appointed to policy director, effective today. In this role, Andrews will lead the commission’s statewide policy strategy and development for regulated industries, including investor-owned utilities and private transportation companies. “Amy

Market-based policies work to fight climate change, from India to Jamaica


Carbon Policy Policy & Politics Policy & PoliticsConservatives in more right-leaning countries are fighting climate change, too.

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EDF's Victoria Mills: 'It's time to raise the bar for leadership to include climate policy advocacy'


Victoria Mills, managing director at EDF, works at the intersection of sustainability, public policy and business. What we've realized — EDF and other NGOs — together is that it's time to raise the bar for leadership to include climate policy advocacy," says Mills.

Policy 225

Brown, female and on the bus: A personal journey into transportation policy


Brown, female and on the bus: A personal journey into transportation policy. With this shift in mentality taking shape, I entered a public policy program, aiming to learn about community-based economic development and social equity work.

Policy leaders offer gutsy talk on climate hope and progress


Policy & Politics Policy & Politics Transportation & Mobility VERGE 19 Video VaultOutspoken policymakers, present and past, urged for more aggressive action on climate at VERGE 19 in Oakland, California.

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Here are the winners and losers on climate policy in 2019


Energy & Climate Policy & PoliticsState lawmakers this year made it easier to get renewables in some parts of the country, but others gutted clean energy expansion.

Policy 295

‘Lukewarmist’ Peer Set for Role Scrutinising Government Climate Policy


A Conservative peer who was until last year a trustee of the UK’s most prominent climate science denial group is set to be appointed to a parliamentary committee tasked with overseeing the UK government’s climate policy.

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The 2020 solar policy forecast: Part 1

Solar Power World

With a new decade comes new solar policy goals. California pushes for more emergency solar + storage backup Ramping up resilient, clean power is the main focus of the California solar + storage… The post The 2020 solar policy forecast: Part 1 appeared first on Solar Power World.

Better Parking Management Can Help Cities Recover from COVID and Achieve Public Policy Goals

The City Fix

In some ways, cities are like households: they must make adjustments in spending based on cash flow. If your income is cut in half, then you may have to dramatically rethink your standard of living. COVID-19 has hit many households. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

EU methane policy recommendations

EDF + Business

Governments have a pivotal role in developing and implementing policy and regulation that achieve ambitious emission reduction outcomes. ” Download the policy recommendations. The post EU methane policy recommendations appeared first on EDF+Business.

Senior Associate, Policy

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Senior Associate, Policy | The Ad Hoc Group | Washington, DC. SENIOR ASSOCIATE, POLICY. We are experts at the intersection of policy and business with a mission to help scale the technology businesses needed to build a more sustainable future. About the Position : The Senior Associate – Policy, will be responsible for providing policy and regulatory support to AHG’s clients to help them seize opportunities and overcome obstacles to their successful growth.

Sustainability Guide for Food and Dining in the Workplace: Creating the Right Policies, Programs and Culture

Green Business Bureau

A sustainable business plan involves evaluating lunchroom or cafeteria practices and policies as well as how food is sourced and served. The best way to tackle packaging problems is to limit your packaging purchases and implement reuse policies. Green Purchasing Policy.

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2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Low Carbon Prosperity

2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum. The 2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum brought together over 100 participants to build momentum and collaboration in achieving carbon reduction goals in the state. 5-Kenneth-Dragoon-RHA-Future-of-Carbon-Policy-Dec-2019.

Massachusetts Senate passes ‘Next-Generation Climate Policy’ act

Solar Power World

The Massachusetts state senate passed “An Act Setting Next Generation Climate Policy,” which sets a goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 and establishes a Climate Policy Commission to oversee the government’s handling of the climate crisis, according to the Framingham Source.

Episode 248: Mastercard CSO, parsing plastics policy, Paris Agreement at 5


Episode 248: Mastercard CSO, parsing plastics policy, Paris Agreement at 5. Policy & Politics. Heather Clancy. Fri, 12/11/2020 - 00:10. Week in Review. Stories discussed this week (5:30). HSBC invests in world’s first "reef credit" system.

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3rd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Low Carbon Prosperity

3rd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum. Back by popular demand, join us for the Future of Carbon Policy Forum. We will examine the pivotal role that carbon policy can play in addressing the multiple challenges of economic recovery, public health, transportation, and equity.

Report: Renewables are Suffering from Broken US Transmission Policy


transmission grid policy has stalled the growth of wind and solar power. Looking for integrated, future-forward transmission policies. Examples include Texas’s CREZ policy , MISO’s MVP process and SPP"s “priority” projects.

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BioSequestration Policy Pathways

Low Carbon Prosperity

The post BioSequestration Policy Pathways appeared first on Low Carbon Prosperity Institute. Public PolicyBioSequestration-Conversation-PPT-V4.

New report outlines policy strategies to increase C&I solar development

Solar Power World

The Renewable Energy Policy Pathways Report, released from the REBA Institute, finds that expanding competitive supply options appears to have the greatest technical potential to provide the fastest and most cost-effective path to increase customer renewable energy access.

Why investors should support climate policy: three myths debunked

EDF + Business

While some banks and asset managers have pushed for climate-friendly financial regulations, the finance community has traditionally taken a hands-off approach to climate policy advocacy and avoided lobbying for net-zero aligned legislation or regulation of carbon-intensive sectors.

Why McDonald’s is using policy advocacy to move the needle on climate change

EDF + Business

I recently had a conversation with John Monsif , Director of Government Relations at McDonald’s, on why the company is leaning in on climate policy, and what key factors are necessary, both internally and externally, to become a successful climate advocate. Q: Let’s talk about energy policy.

How the pandemic can revolutionise climate policy


Policymakers should look beyond mainstream economics and engage with people who understand complex systems, in the same way that they listen to epidemiologists and doctors during a pandemic, argues Roland Kupers

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Colombia?s New National Urban Mobility Policy Is Mostly a Good Thing

The City Fix

It sends a powerful policy message that cities are saved by providing adequate access. In the midst of COVID-19 precautions that have curtailed movement around the world, Colombia has released a new national road map for urban and regional mobility.

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Senior Policy Advisor for Nuclear Power

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Senior Policy Advisor for Nuclear Power | Third Way | Washington DC. Third Way is seeking a Senior Policy Advisor who can lead national advocacy work supporting advanced and existing nuclear power as a key tool to address climate change and provide well-paying jobs to American workers. As the Senior Policy Advisor for Nuclear Power, a typical day might include…. Have a degree in nuclear engineering, engineering, or related science or public policy field.

The social cost of carbon could help shape stricter climate policies

Inhabitat - Innovation

On President Joe Biden’s first day in office, he ordered a review of an obscure but important number: the social cost of carbon

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