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Climate Week

The best tweets to kick off Climate Week 2014
By Elsa Wenzel

In case you haven't heard the drumbeat from New York City, Climate Week 2014 is afoot. Here's what movers and shakers are tweeting about.

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5 reasons optimism is the key ingredient for the Climate Summit
By Damian Ryan

Here's why you don’t need to be an 'apocaloptimist' to seize the opportunity and act on climate change.

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Carbon Shock: More leaders are following the money
By Mark Schapiro

Climate change is finally jolting leaders in the language they understand. Look at Brazil and China — and this mug, for example.

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IKEA, Swiss Re, Mars, H&M go all-in on renewable energy
By Heather Clancy

The RE100 pledges come as business, political leaders urge more corporate involvement on emissions and more during Climate Week.

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World's biggest investors call for a price on carbon
By Sustainable Business News

Even with countries' stated targets for improving energy efficiency and boosting renewables, the world is headed for a 4 degrees C  temperature rise.

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Rockefellers pledge to ditch fossil fuel assets

Family that made its fortune from oil wealth becomes highest profile investors yet to join divestment campaign.

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Sharing Economy

How sharing will define the future of urban life
By David Mahfouda and Alex Pasternack

Bringing a collaborative spirit to the entire urban ecosystem is imperative, including open data and public-private partnerships, says ridesharing startup Bandwagon.

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Seed libraries dig in to protect their right to share
By Cat Johnson

A law crackdown threatens to kill seed sharing by treating it as a large-scale operation. Here are seven ways to protect home gardening and heirloom plants....Read More

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Focus on Water

Why water needs Collective Action 2.0
By Will Sarni

Getting the answer to this complicated problem starts with asking the right questions. Here's why the H20 issue needs a radical rethink....Read More

 
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