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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

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

Trending Green

Our Twitter Scanner

Find topically relevant real-time content curation by Sallan from a baker's dozen of Twitter accounts we are listening to, on Trending Green

Screengrab: mock-up of the Twitter Scanner

In The Carbon Age

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

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

Climate Crisis In 7 Numbers

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

Worldwide

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

Denmark: Powered By Wind

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

Oh, Australia

UK zero-carbon electricity beat fossil fuels for 1st time in centuries, with just 2% from coal.

By comparison, coal fuelled 74% of Australia's energy mix in 2018. Australia, where is your leadership? — Assaad Razzouk (@AssaadRazzouk) January 3, 2020

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Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Demand Accountability

As we hurtle into 2020, let's acknowledge the urgent need for deep, durable and just climate action. Let's agree it requires us — as voters, opinion shapers and policy makers, as owners, investors and workers, whatever our collar-color, and as families, neighbors and bequeathers of Planet Earth to future generations — to demand accountability in confronting our climate crisis.

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Vanessa WarheitSnapshot

California's Dirty Secrets

People often say that California is a leader in the climate movement — but we still have a lot of work to do to earn our climate cred. While it's true that the Golden State has made a lot of progress on demand-side solutions (think: electric cars, municipal composting, solar panels), the rest of the world needs to know that California has some dirty secrets.

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In the Media

Think You're Recycling? Think Again.

Think You're Recycling, Think AgainRe-Use, Reduce, Recycle The New York Times gives a thumbs-up to Sallan in the form of a Times Pick

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Our Oceans: Peril and Potential
9 Jan
The 13th Annual CGC Conservation Forum — this year 6 experts will shed light on the challenges facing our oceans + share ideas for overcoming them
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9 Jan
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Contracts That Promote Building Performance
14 Jan
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NY In Transit
30 Jan
Explore what's in store for developing and enhancing transportation systems around the state — New York's systems for moving people and information are poised for a huge makeover.
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