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.

The politics that will shape our clean energy future

GreenBiz

Here are three political stories that could make or break our clean energy future

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Biden and the future of clean energy politics

GreenBiz

Biden and the future of clean energy politics. The inauguration of Joe Biden as president is the dawn of a new political era; for the first time, the stars are aligning for the clean energy sector to unleash its full potential. . Sarah Golden. Fri, 01/22/2021 - 01:00.

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

GreenBiz

Policy, not politics, will change America's meat habits. Jim Giles. Fri, 04/30/2021 - 02:30. As awareness of the climate impact of meat grows, a potential roadblock to cutting consumption is emerging: A culture war. . Conservatives and liberals have skirmished over this for several years.

The politics of climate change and ESG are about to get ugly

GreenBiz

During 2022, climate and mandatory ESG reporting will be on the ballot in scores of states and localities

When the political levee breaks

Eco-Business

If this year’s flooding and wildfires came as a surprise to inhabitants of rich countries, that is because the modern political compact was built on effective water management

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:

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. The post The State of Sustainability in UK Politics appeared first on Terra Infirma. Uncategorised leadership politics

Scientists identify the missing ingredient for climate action: Political will

Grist

This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, released a report that emphasized that the barriers to accomplishing progress on climate change are largely political, not scientific. The missing ingredient is the political will to make those adjustments.

Political Violence Has No Place in Our Democracy

Defend Our Future

Lawmakers and civic leaders must stand up and denounce violence as a means to resolve political differences, and work to ensure a peaceful transition proceeds next week amidst reports of additional gatherings of militant groups in the nation’s capital.

Political Risk and Impact Investing in Ukraine and Beyond

Impact Alpha

David Bank joins host Monique Aiken to recap this week’s call on how impact investors are approaching political risk and conflict in Eastern. The post Political Risk and Impact Investing in Ukraine and Beyond appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

ESG opponents get political under the guise of getting politics out of investing

Impact Alpha

The post ESG opponents get political under the guise of getting politics out of investing appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, May 12 – The war in Ukraine and high gas prices gave oil and gas interests an opening to push back against efforts.

Fight or switch? How the low-carbon transition is disrupting fossil fuel politics

GreenBiz

Global fossil fuel and overall energy consumption are still rising. But the new focus on them shows that the end is near. Energy & Climate oil

Where’s the problem – politics, economy or population?

Low Impact

I know that there are also many people who spend an inordinate amount of time talking and thinking about politicians, political parties and elections. Those people, whatever their political leanings, can also support the decentralised economy that’s being built.

This book helped me understand modern politics better

GatesNotes

is a fascinating look at human psychology

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.

UK Political Conference Season Leaders’ Speeches Sustainability Round Up

Terra Infirma

Being a political nerd, I watch all the major UK party conference speeches to gauge the level and diversity of Sustainability thinking at the top level of British politics. Uncategorised politics

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 […]. Source: 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. Industry News Public Policy

‘Mutualism’ will supersede traditional left vs right politics

Low Impact

No-one sensible, of any political persuasion, speaks out against them. There are currently two main perspectives when it comes to political economy, that are divisive and growing further apart, exacerbated by social media. Nature, democracy and community aren’t partisan issues.

UK Regulator Accused of Playing Politics Over ‘Perverse’ Price Controls

GreenTechMedia

Ofgem denies that political considerations are at play in the debate. Two types of politics at work. RIIO-2 is not happening in a political vacuum. The debate over the next round of price controls for U.K. transmission companies was always going to be a heated one.

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.

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.

Call No. 40: How impact investors embrace political risk to keep progress flowing (video)

Impact Alpha

1 – High-impact investments in fragile countries invariably entail political risk. 40: How impact investors embrace political risk to keep progress flowing (video) appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Apr.

Family beats politics in shaping Latino environmental beliefs. Here’s why it matters.

EDF Voices

It's time to not only listen to our elders, but also the voices of our youth — and think of the broader family that is this country

How Media Development Investment Fund calculates political risk to back press freedom (Q&A)

Impact Alpha

9 – Western investors in Russia are running away from political risk. The post How Media Development Investment Fund calculates political risk to back press freedom (Q&A) appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Mar.

Seven Calls: Agents of Impact on carbon pricing, political risk, climate adaptation, responsible fintech and more

Impact Alpha

The post Seven Calls: Agents of Impact on carbon pricing, political risk, climate adaptation, responsible fintech and more appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Recycling Mystery: Political Yard Signs

AGreenLiving

Fall and spring are election seasons in the United States when citizens select their representatives… The post Recycling Mystery: Political Yard Signs appeared first on Earth911. More: Recycling Mystery: Political Yard Signs.

Chinese cultural exchange hall combines politics and nature

Inhabitant

aoe's new Sino-Italian Cultural Exchange Hall in Chengdu, China, has been built in a bamboo forest to the east of the existing Sino-Italian Cultural Exchange Center. It combined Daoist ideas of natural harmony and European design aesthetic

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?”

Political crisis and pandemic could push half of Myanmar’s population into poverty by 2022—UNDP

Eco-Business

After more than a decade of hard-won gains in the fight against poverty, the number of poor people in Myanmar could double as a result of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing political crisis, according to the UNDP

California Oil and Gas Industry Leans on Political Heavyweights to Drill Wells

DeSmogBlog

Even before the Ukraine conflict provided the industry with a rationalization to push for more drilling, it was leaning on powerful political influencers to fight restrictions on fossil fuel production. By Aaron Cantu, Capital & Main.

Emboldened shareholders ready fights with management on human rights, climate and political spending

Impact Alpha

The post Emboldened shareholders ready fights with management on human rights, climate and political spending appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, March 16 – Grab some popcorn and pull up a chair. This year’s annual general meetings season, when corporations face off with.

Green Republican Trammell S. Crow on Reshaping US Politics to Solve Climate Change

GreenTechMedia

There is a lot of money in American politics. In light of these growing dollar figures, a group of billionaire donors from across the political spectrum say they’re laying down arms and joining forces to transform politics and tackle critical issues, such as climate change.

Can we stop stupid politics from ruining carbon farming?

Grist

But there’s still reason for caution: Politics has a way of distorting science. I suspect this overstatement has less to do with misunderstanding the science, and more to do with what inevitably happens to communication of the science when it enters the arms race of political rhetoric,” Bomford said. This story was originally published by Grist with the headline Can we stop stupid politics from ruining carbon farming?

Did Climate Strikes and the UN Summit Influence American Politics?

GreenTechMedia

In this week’s episode of Political Climate we discuss takeaways from the Climate Strikes and UN climate summit, and how these events influenced U.S. politics. Political Climate is produced in partnership with the USC Schwarzenegger Institute, and thanks to invaluable support from producer Victoria Simon. Subscribe to the Political Climate podcast via Apple Podcasts , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Podcasts , Overcast or any of these other services

The Brief: ESG gets political, BRAC’s microfinance notes, Black gathering spots, climate resilience in Asia, waste to energy, non-banks in India

Impact Alpha

Featured: Capitalism Reimagined ESG opponents get political under the guise of getting politics out of investing. Greetings, Agents of Impact! Move over, critical.

Inside the Koch Industrial Empire and Political Machine

GreenTechMedia

It got us thinking about them too — not just their role in politics, but about the company they built. The way the Kochs have secretly built their industrial empire tells us a lot about their approach to conservative politics. ” With David and Charles Koch back in the public spotlight, we’re talking with Christopher about their business practices, libertarian philosophies, and influence on politics. Last month, industrial tycoon David Koch passed away.

Political Freelance Writing Jobs

Impact Alpha

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Political and business leaders meet to agree new action for tackling air pollution

Envirotec Magazine

The International Clean Air summit has been convened by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and UK100, a group of 95 mayors and local authorities.

British Columbians of all political stripes want a cleaner economy. Parties are missing an opportunity

Clean Energy Canada

It’s similarly surprising because public opinion points to climate action as a political winner. It’s a political one. The post British Columbians of all political stripes want a cleaner economy.

In B.C., support for climate action cuts across political lines. Here’s why

Clean Energy Canada

And the answer doesn’t look a whole lot different from any particular political vantage point. support for climate action cuts across political lines. You might be tempted to think that amid an unparalleled pandemic, an economic crisis, and an unseasonably cool summer in B.C.,

Biden and the future of clean energy politics

Business Green

The inauguration of Joe Biden as president is the dawn of a new political era; for the first time, the stars are aligning for the clean energy sector to unleash its full potential. The political sea change is larger than the whims of a single politician.

In the Louisiana Bayou, Dolphin Victims of Hurricane Ida Set the Stage for a Political Fight Over Coastal Restoration

DeSmogBlog

Political leaders and residents in coastal areas that will be impacted by these diversions largely agree with the Lt. The post In the Louisiana Bayou, Dolphin Victims of Hurricane Ida Set the Stage for a Political Fight Over Coastal Restoration appeared first on DeSmog By Rocky Kistner.