GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 89: Corporates grow onsite solar; what is 'climate gentrification'?

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Week in Review

Tune in around 7:00 for a weekly roundup of news.

1.  Why travel giant Expedia paid a premium for these carbon offsets 

2.  What Siemens, Tesla and Philips have in common 

3. The death of alternative energy 

Featured stories

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

1. Interview: Jerry Tinianow, CSO, City of Denver (29:00)

Heather Clancy talks about the city's microgrid project and its role in the community.

2. How to avoid resiliency "land grabs" (37:20)

Cities from Miami to New York, Houston to Oakland, are coming to terms with, "What is climate gentrification?" Lauren Hepler examines how Oakland's Tassafaronga Village, a $52.8 million LEED Gold housing redevelopment project, deepens tradeoffs that can emerge in the push to make cities more sustainable.

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 the dynamics and demographics around recycling are changing along with the workforce. Municipalities, retailers, manufacturers and stewardship organizations will want to tune into our free webcast, "Changing Behaviors in Consumer Recycling: What Businesses Need to Know," at 1 p.m. EST, Aug. 22.

• 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 Lauren Rosenthal. 

This episode was sponsored by the Environmental Defense Fund. Learn more at edf.org/leadership.