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The Climate Leadership Series Closes Out the Year With December Events   Access Last Week’s Series Recordings and Register for December Events    Last week the Climate Leadership team presented two solutions-oriented events: A workshop on Climate Risk, Opportunity, and Disclosure: Insights and Trends from TCFD Leaders and a webinar panel on Transforming the Built Environment through …

1st 3/4 2021 – Renewables Are 88% of New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity; Solar Capacity Projected to Experience Explosive Growth, Followed Closely by Wind

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN   FOR FIRST THREE-QUARTERS OF 2021, LATEST FERC DATA SHOW:     RENEWABLES ARE 87.6% OF NEW U.S. GENERATING CAPACITY    SOLAR EXPERIENCING EXPLOSIVE GROWTH,  FOLLOWED CLOSELY BY WIND     For Release:  Tuesday – November 23, 2021 Contact:         Ken Bossong, 301-588-4741 or 301-270-6477 x.6  Washington …

Driving Home the Importance of Safe and Sustainable Mobility

By Nneka Henry, UN Road Safety Fund The COVID-19 vaccine roll-out currently underway has prompted several countries and companies to shift their focus and investments back to the largely unfinished business of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Under the auspices of “building back better,” there is a renewed impetus to re-prioritize “people, planet and prosperity.” Recognizing …

The resale startup supporting small business owners and brands alike

Lauren Phipps   As most players in the apparel industry shift away from brick-and-mortar retail, Shilla Kim-Parker is doubling down on the importance of small stores for communities and mom-and-pop shop-owners. Coming from a family of Black, small business owners, Kim-Parker launched Thrilling in 2018 to support Black, Indigenous and people of color …

5 Ways We Can Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment Globally

Women’s full participation in the workforce is essential to achieving gender equality. Boosting women’s economic empowerment is key to achieving gender equality, but pervasive social norms and discrimination continue to keep women from thriving in the workforce. Women are less likely to work than men and women’s participation in the labor force is limited …

Harnessing transformative technologies to arrest the unfolding human capital crisis

On a global scale, the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt the greatest blow to families and children in living memory. Progress in human capital – the knowledge, skills, and health that people need to achieve their potential – is being reversed. Men, women, and children are facing unprecedented setbacks in health, education, livelihoods, and security …

DOE Helps Launch H2 Twin Cities to Accelerate Global Hydrogen Deployment

Today, Deputy Secretary David Turk announced the launch of H2 Twin Cities as part of COP26 activities in Glasgow, U.K. to reinforce American commitment to combat climate change. H2 Twin Cities is an initiative under the Clean Energy Ministerial to accelerate hydrogen deployments by pairing communities around the world to collaborate, share ideas, …

The Green City and Social Injustice

  Introduce The Green City and Social Injustice book & examine the recent urban environmental trajectory of 21 cities in Europe & N. America. About this event In this presentation, we introduce our recent book The Green City and Social Injustice, which examines the recent urban environmental trajectory of twenty-one …