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Category: Economics :: Green Economies
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Canada’s carbon-pricing policy is not a climate-change action plan 29.11.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Will Dubitsky One of the issues that will be debated in the next federal election campaign in Canada will be the pros and cons of carbon pricing, to the satisfaction of Liberals and Conservatives and at the expense of the environment.  The Trudeau administration has decided to impose a carbon tax on provinces for which there is no current price on carbon. This is the only significant pillar of the federal government’s climate-change action plan. There is just a sprinkling of other smaller measures. Having a single stand-alone carbon price strategy is a bit like saying the way to raise a child is to buy the child a winter coat -- and that is it. This doesn’t work. The findings of 2016 studies of 16 carbon price countries and two Canadian provinces indicated the carbon emission intensity and energy use affected by the price of carbon is less than one per cent.  This single formula is overwhelmingly outweighed by the US$46 billion in direct and indirect subsidies for the oil gas and coal sectors in Canada ...
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Sustainable finance ideals thrive in Asia 16.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
From Malaysia to Australia, more investors are funding renewable energy, sustainable supply chains and other efforts to future-proof economies against climate change.
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Financing a greener Asia 12.11.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with the head of sustainable finance for Asia-Pacific at ING Bank, Herry Cho.
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Closing the eco-design gap through corporate-academic partnerships 31.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Creating a new generation of designers, managers and executives fluent in designing with environmental considerations will require that companies invest in their current and future talent pool.
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Stockholm World Water Week 2018: Our take and what’s next 17.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The value of water strategy innovation, not just the risks, is becoming crystal clear.
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Analysis: Climate action could bring $26 trillion economic boost, but we're wasting time 10.9.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Governments must stop dragging their feet on phasing out fossil fuels subsidies and businesses should move faster to set science-based reduction targets.
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Can we do business in the doughnut economy? 11.8.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
5 ways businesses can go from "do what pays" to "do no harm" to "do more good."
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The math in climate finance isn't adding up 12.7.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New analysis shows that banks are not transparent about their climate progress. Here's why that matters.
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Report Report: Purpose, protein, carbon and boards 19.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology reports you need to know.
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These 8 nature-based startups from around the world are going to save it 13.6.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
And this environmental impact accelerator is going to help.
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Market analysts find green economy market cap matches fossil fuel sector 12.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new report from FTSE Group finds that sustainable investments have grown as the fossil fuel sector has shrunk, presenting a massive opportunity.
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Empowering community farmers to be the catalyst for change in sustainable agriculture 6.6.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Supporting local farmers can lead to lasting change for both the individual and the environment as a whole.
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Where are they now? A status report on previous 30 Under 30s 4.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Now in its third year, our roundup of 30 inspiring young sustainability leaders wouldn't be complete without a look at what their earlier cohorts are doing today.
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Can mini-grids solve sustainable energy access? 30.4.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Community energy and mini-grids are promising models for reducing global energy poverty, but the nascent sector is still far from proven.
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If Pope Francis were the United States Secretary of Treasury 21.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Imagine if green banks had their way.
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It's time to double down on decarbonization efforts 10.4.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A deeply worrying new trend has appeared — the recoupling of emissions and economic growth.
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Economic inclusion becomes a sustainability imperative 5.4.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Leveling the sustainability playing field yields stronger systems and lasting prosperity, in cities, major corporations and beyond.
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Viridian revisited: An interview with Bruce Sterling 30.3.2018 GreenBiz.com
The future ain't what it used to be.
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Can we green cities without causing gentrification? 26.3.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It takes more than parks, cafes and a riverwalk.
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Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the climate change angle 26.3.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Is the scandalous corruption of our political campaigns also undermining our response to the environmental crisis?
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