Policy, not politics, will change America's meat habits

GreenBiz

Policy, not politics, will change America's meat habits. I think the meat wars are going to be worse than energy," Jennifer Jacquet, an environmental policy expert at New York University, told the HEATED newsletter. Jim Giles. Fri, 04/30/2021 - 02:30.

Navigating internal politics to ‘get it done’

GreenBiz

Navigating internal politics to ‘get it done’. Often the most difficult aspect of a corporate sustainability professional’s job isn’t conducting materiality assessments, developing SASB indices or creating ESG reports — it’s dealing with good, old-fashioned organizational politics.

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Biden and the future of clean energy politics

GreenBiz

Biden and the future of clean energy politics. The theory goes that in order to rapidly deploy clean energy, you need three elements: technology; policy; and finance. The only missing piece, before this week, has been policy. . Sarah Golden. Fri, 01/22/2021 - 01:00.

A new decade demands new leadership in climate policy advocacy

GreenBiz

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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Episode 242: Responsible mining, the politics of clean energy

GreenBiz

Episode 242: Responsible mining, the politics of clean energy. Policy & Politics. Heather Clancy. Fri, 10/23/2020 - 02:00. Week in Review. Stories discussed this week (7:25). Microsoft, Tiffany help carve out new responsible mining standard. Green 2.0:

California's epic electric truck policy is coming

GreenBiz

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

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Are Progressive Climate Policies a Political Poison Pill?

GreenTechMedia

On this week's episode of Political Climate , we discuss how data is helping decode where the American public stands on progressive issues with Julian Brave NoiseCat, vice president of policy and strategy at the left-wing think tank Data for Progress.

Corporate Money in Politics Faces a Reckoning

Andrew Winston

Dozens of multinationals started by pausing all political donations. For Europeans, the move to take money out of politics doesn’t seem impressive. In a 5-4 decision, justices equated political spending with free speech.

The State of Sustainability in UK Politics

Terra Infirma

Every autumn, without fail, I watch the leaders’ speeches at the big three political party conferences. Starmer’s policy platform is clearly a work in progress and one would hope the broad commitment he made in his speech will be fleshed out over time.

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

GreenBiz

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

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

GreenBiz

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

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Building Political Will to Act on Road Safety

The City Fix

Since its beginning in Sweden in the 1990s, Vision Zero has become a global movement to prevent road fatalities and serious injuries by undertaking a Safe System approach to road safety. But despite the documented successes of the approach in. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

How can sustainability execs leverage Biden’s policy agenda?    

GreenBiz

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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Policy leaders offer gutsy talk on climate hope and progress

GreenBiz

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

GreenBiz

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.

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Here are the winners and losers on climate policy in 2019

GreenBiz

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.

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Energy politics: Why oil giant BP wants Washington lawmakers to put a price on carbon pollution

CleanTech Alliance

This latest chapter in BP’s political […]. Industry News Public PolicySource: Seattle Times, Hal Bernton and Evan Bush, Jan 19 2020 Declaring that the “findings of climate scientists are real, and the world is on an unsustainable path,” energy giant BP is launching a public relations campaign this weekend to promote putting a price on carbon pollution in Washington state.

Policies for building back better are ‘a matter of political will’: UN chief economist

Eco-Business

Most resources are still flowing into unsustainable activities because of inertia, the way risk is assessed, and ‘debilitating’ uncertainty over what sustainable investment is, said UN assistant secretary-general Elliott Harris

Lyft's 100% EV strategy requires a policy blitz

GreenBiz

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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Companies are jumping aboard the federal packaging and recycling policy train

GreenBiz

Companies are jumping aboard the federal packaging and recycling policy train. With new federal bills up for review and debate, and packaging being a bull’s eye, the status of packaging and recycling policy is in flux. We need those policy motivators," she said.

Burning Political Questions on the California Wildfires

GreenTechMedia

There was no fire, but the blackout has caused tempers to flare and political tensions to rise. We discuss on this week’s episode of Political Climate with Michael Wara, director of the Climate and Energy Policy Program at Stanford University and a member of California's Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery (starts 17:00). ” Political Climate is recording a live show at UC San Diego on Monday, October 21st.

‘Mutualism’ will supersede traditional left vs right politics

Low Impact

No-one sensible, of any political persuasion, speaks out against them. New administrations come in and reverse the policies of the previous administration, and so we zigzag slightly from left to right, but the trajectory is still towards the precipice.

Tory Climate Policies are ‘Socialist’ Says New Head of Policy at Influential Westminster Think Tank

DeSmogBlog

An influential think tank with close ties to MPs has hired a head of policy who called the government’s climate policies “socialist” and likened proposed green legislation to a “Soviet Five Year Plan”. Political Affiliations.

A new policy platform is thinking big on forests and climate

GreenBiz

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

GreenBiz

Brown, female and on the bus: A personal journey into transportation policy. My political psyche also had formed more. 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.

Can we stop stupid politics from ruining carbon farming?

Grist

We’ve treated soil-science like dirt for too long, so it’s nice that it’s finally getting the chance to star in shovel-ready (sorry) national policy proposals. But there’s still reason for caution: Politics has a way of distorting science. How you deal with this is clearly a tricky policy problem,” Sanderman said. The danger of the latest sexy policy is that it tends to take precedence in every context, not just the ones in which it makes the most sense.

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

GreenBiz

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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Resilience after recession: 4 ways to reboot the U.S. economy

GreenBiz

COVID-19 Policy & PoliticsIt's important to choose wisely.

Our response to: “why don’t you start a political party?”

Low Impact

There’s a question we often hear: “why don’t you start a political party?” Political parties write their manifestos, that members of the public read (OK, that part is pure fantasy). The post Our response to: “why don’t you start a political party?”

What it takes to be a corporate climate leader

GreenBiz

Climate Change Corporate Strategy Leadership Management Policy & Politics Policy & Politics

How to assess candidates’ decarbonization and climate resilience plans

GreenBiz

Climate Change decarbonization Policy & Politics Policy & Politics resilienceLook for three overarching attributes, says a Nobel-winning scientist.

States step up climate efforts by requiring utilities to increase energy efficiency

GreenBiz

Building Electrification Energy & Climate Policy & Politics Policy & Politics Energy EfficiencyCOVID-19 has stalled legislation but efforts to increase energy efficiency are expected to resume once the pandemic is over.

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Political Freelance Writing Jobs

Impact Alpha

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Biden and the future of clean energy politics

Business Green

The theory goes that in order to rapidly deploy clean energy, you need three elements: technology; policy; and finance. The only missing piece, before this week, has been policy. The political sea change is larger than the whims of a single politician.

Four questions answered on the US leaving the Paris Climate Agreement

GreenBiz

Paris Agreement Policy & Politics Policy & PoliticsOne question — what does the U.S. exit mean for curbing climate change?

Rethinking the Trillion Trees Act could help the US economy

GreenBiz

Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Natural Climate Solutions Policy & Politics Policy & PoliticsCoronavirus has caused unemployment to skyrocket. Tree restoration could be a cost-effective way to put Americans back to work.

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From green-minded business owners to political activists: an industry shift in the Midwest 2019 Regional Solar Policy Report

Solar Power World

Renewable energy policy starts on the coasts before slowly filtering to the middle of the country. And with a booming market comes the reemergence of restrictive solar policies that more progressive states haven’t seen in years. As Seen in Print Featured PolicyWhile markets like California, Massachusetts and New Jersey are thriving, the Midwest is just now getting started.

How Oakland's environmental justice movement transformed California's regulatory culture of climate change

GreenBiz

Books Climate Justice Policy & Politics Policy & Politics GreenBiz ReadsLocal groups have engaged with regulators, legislators and other experts to drive impact.

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.

How CEOs, experts and philosophers see the world's biggest risks differently

GreenBiz

Policy & Politics Policy & PoliticsThe differences highlight how the groups tend to think — in economic and ethical terms.

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Japan Touts Its Environmental Policies And Political Stability In Its Hunt To Attract 21st Century Companies

Forbes Green Tech

Tokyo is on the hunt for 21st Century businesses using environmental, social and governance principles as a means to get them there. First up: FinTech companies

Navigating internal politics to ‘get it done’

AGreenLiving

Navigating internal politics to ‘get it done’ Mike Hower Thu, 05/13/2021 – 01:45 Getting things done in corporate sustainability is easier said than, well, done. Love it or hate it, politics exists wherever humans come together to take collective action.

Los Angeles city-owned buildings to go 100% carbon free

GreenBiz

Buildings Policy & PoliticsIt's also the first California city to demand lower carbon in construction materials.

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