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GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 86: Mining's $16 billion problem; resilient cities rise

In this week's episode, why mayors are appointing chief resilience officers, cap-and-trade makes a comeback and biomimicry turns 20.

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Week in Review

Tune in around 4:40 for a weekly roundup of news.

1. More mayors are appointing chief resilience officers 

2. Why cap and trade is still the main way to price emissions

3. Biomimicry @ 20: A conversation with Janine Benyus

Featured stories

An in-depth look at stories changing the game for green business. 

Digging for solutions to stranded assets (20:50)

Mining companies have demonstrated a mixed response to concerns about "stranded assets," or the potential of financial write-downs to fossil fuel commodities such as coal. Senior Writer Lauren Hepler investigates in "Mining's $16 billion climate problem."

What's new at GreenBiz?

News, events, webcasts — the list goes on. Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest in sustainability by keeping up with GreenBiz.

• Join us for VERGE 17 in Santa Clara, California from Sept. 19 to 21. If you aren't able to attend in person, there will be an opportunity to sign up for the free virtual event covering the latest technologies, tools and trends accelerating the clean economy.

• Learn how governments around the world are investing in innovative technologies to make their buildings safer and smarter for generations to come: Register for our free webcast, "Smarter Cities: Trends Driving Urban Efficiency and Resilience" at 1 p.m. EST Aug. 8.

• The GreenBiz Intelligence Panel is the survey body we poll regularly throughout the year on key trends and developments in sustainability. To become part of the panel, click here. Enrolling is free and should take two minutes.

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Technical direction for GreenBiz 350 by Stephanie May Joyce. 

This episode was sponsored by the Environmental Defense Fund. Learn more at

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