Written by Ari Roth | January 4, 2017

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SXSW Eco Weekly Newscap

SXSW Eco Weekly Newscap covers relevant headlines and stories around the world that are related to our programming or that we find interesting or relatable to our audience.

The first business week of 2017 has come to a close and it was certainly busy. China affirmed its commitment to battling climate change with their plan to create over 13 million jobs in renewable energy by 2020, experts predicted the top carbon market trends for the new year, and researchers continued to develop potential solutions to US food waste.

Week of January 6, 2016

Wired
The Rise of the Vertical Farm, and the Week’s Other Must-Read Stories

Grist
China plans to create 13 million clean energy jobs by 2020

Triple Pundit
The Climate Trust’s Top 10 Carbon Market Trends for 2017

Huffington Post
No, You Weren’t Imagining It: 2016 Was Very, Very Hot

Long Read of the Week:

Introducing Farm-Level Loss Into the Food Waste Discussion

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