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January 18, 2020

UK: Green Economy Shrinks

The number of business + jobs in the UK's green economy have dropped since 2014

January 17, 2020

Germany: No Rush On Coal

2038 is the year Germany will stop burning coal for electric power

Bloomberg's Climate Platform

If Mike Bloomberg was elected President here's what he'd do about clean buildings + here's his pledge on decarbonizing transport (scroll down)

China: Life And Breath

Cleaner air for China that comes with curtailing coal burning will mean longer lives, citizen demands lead the way

Australia: The Climate And The Fires

Are there links between climate change + Australia's unprecedented bush fire season?

Court Won't Protect Our Kids' Future

What A Sea Wall Will Do...

...or what a sea wall won't do to protect NYC from storm surge, high tide flooding or storm runoff. Then there's sea level rise, not part of current design considerations

January 16, 2020

Shell Confesses

Help Wanted: Communications Officer

Oil Change International seeks a communications officer to help produce analysis of true costs of fossil fuels + couple that analysis with campaigns to shift the narrative + pressure decision-makers to stand up to the fossil fuel industry

Climate Protection - An Infrastructure Asset

Think climate protection costs too much? Here's what the lack of climate maintenance will cost

January 03, 2020

Portugal: Floating Wind Farm Fanfare

The world's largest offshore floating wind farm starts up in 2020, the first of its kind opened in Scotland in 2017

Oh, Australia

Enough With Climate Optimism

A-list climate writer Dave Roberts does a demolition job on climate optimism. What to do? Keep things from getting more awful, expand empathy + get adaptation done

Climate Risks For 8.5 Million New Yorkers Who Eat

The food supply chain sustaining NYC faces real climate risks, is anything being done to make millions more food secure?

Amazon Threatens Its Climate Activists

Amazon Employees for Climate Justice who publicly demanded greater corporate climate-responsible action, get a warning

Cities On Climate And Equity Front Lines

True in 2019, truer in 2020, cities are the global climate action innovators + wellbeing-for-all is integral to innovation

More Stuck In Traffic

You'll have extra time for this story if you're in a ride share car, which makes traffic congestion + slow commutes even worse

Climate Proofing NYC Mass Transit

Update on NYC plans to protect its mass transit system from the rising risk of inundation

January 02, 2020

The Weather Report

Scientists detect human-made climate change signals in the noise of daily weather

Denmark: Powered By Wind

47% of Denmark's electricity came from wind power in 2019

Climate Crisis In 7 Numbers

Just waking up to the climate crisis or need a refresher? Here's a nifty accounting in 7 numbers

Media Climate Coverage Now

While there were meaningful gains for mass media climate coverage in 2019, three nodes of denial or silence get called out