Tag: Environment

Entrepreneurs Disrupt Wasteful Supply Chain Practices

An unexpected link between resilient supply chains and consumer demand is a huge opportunity for entrepreneurs. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and...

Yellen keeps up push for greater U.S. climate-change regulation, rebuffing concerns of Republicans

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday she will lead an effort across U.S. financial regulators to better scrutinize the potential of climate-change risk, part of President Joe...

Opinion: If you want to fix climate change, you need to fix this flaw in conventional economic thought

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Project Syndicate)—Nowhere are the limitations of neoclassical economic thinking—the DNA of economics as it is currently taught and practiced—more apparent than in the...

How the American South is paying the price for Europe’s ‘green’ energy

By Majlie de Puy Kamp, CNN Photographs by Will Lanzoni, CNNVideo by Matthew Gannon, Demetrius Pipkin & Nick Scott, CNN Published July 9, 2021 Andrea...

Foam containing ‘forever chemicals’ used against plant fire

A company hired to help extinguish a fire that gutted a northern Illinois chemical plant this week used foam containing toxic compounds that have tainted...

‘Not being able to connect with people was really hard’: Company sports teams are finally getting back together

American office workers are moving from the Zoom window to the batter’s box. When Sean O’Rourke took the field at a softball league on Monday...

Keystone XL pipeline nixed after Biden stands firm on permit

BILLINGS, Mont. — The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline pulled the plug on the contentious project Wednesday after Canadian officials failed to...

Greek firefighters battle major forest fire for 2nd day

Greek firefighters are battling a major forest fire in the Corinth region west of Athens for a second day, with more settlements evacuated overnight ByThe...

This Mayan Beekeeper Formed a Swarm of Environmentalists to Combat the Growth of Genetically Modified Plants in Her Native Mexico

When Leydy Pech saw what was happening to the agricultural balance and the beekeeping community, she decided to take a stand to protect her people,...

Germany’s federal election may be the Georgia Senate race of the autumn

When the U.S. Senate surprisingly fell into Democratic hands after the Georgia runoff race, the financial market impact was monumental. The move was most obviously...

Tata Group makes compliance to ESG standards top priority

Tata Sons has sent a directive to heads of all group companies to urgently put together a dossier on how each company meets the environment,...

Biden administration looks set to target ‘forever chemicals,’ as 3M warns about ‘onerous regulation’

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s administration looks poised to crack down on a group of “forever chemicals” that have been linked to a range of...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg chides Sen. Ted Cruz’s preference for a ‘Pittsburgh Accord’

Teenage global climate-change activist Greta Thunberg, who can boast over 4.6 million followers on Twitter and her own postage stamp, welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s...

assam: Sonowal asked the Forest and Revenue Department to permanently rehabilitate the families of Laika and Dodhia

Guwahat: With indigenous people living in the two villages of Laika and Dodhia in Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the Environment...

Boris Johnson wants a Green Industrial Revolution that bans new petrol cars, adds jobs

The UK economy must snap back from COVID-19 with an intentional “green recovery” that brings high-skilled jobs and a shift from traditional cars, Prime Minister...

For the first time, Fed identifies climate change as a risk to financial stability

A firefighter battles the Silverado Fire Monday, October 26, 2020, in Irvine, California. AP For the first time, the Federal Reserve identified climate change as...

Biden has a climate-change mandate — what can he actually achieve?

Joe Biden wavered on the controversial practice of oil and gas fracking early in the campaign but by the time the presumptive president-elect addressed the...

From a Kansas cattle rancher to a Florida day trader, voters tell MarketWatch the money worries behind their choice for president

Every voter has a story, and these are the economic backstories and money motivations of some of the people who are voting for President Donald...

Fracking and the ‘Green New Deal’: Here’s where Trump and Biden stand on climate change

It may be a squishy timeline on fossil fuels for Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden, but that there’s a timeline at all for moving away...

PA voters weren’t swayed by debate, reflect deep divisions in American politics

Delaware County, Pa. (MarketWatch) — President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden faced off in the final televised debate of the 2020 presidential...

It was billed as the final showdown between the EU and U.K. — this is what will happen next

A European Union flag and a U.K. flag during a special meeting of the European Council on November 25, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. AFP via...

Amy Coney Barrett says ‘politically controversial’ climate change is still a matter of public debate

Supreme Court Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. Getty Images Man-made climate change — the long-run threat to...

A Barrett Court could continue Trump’s deregulatory agenda long after he’s left the White House, experts say

Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court has brought the public’s attention to divisive social issues like abortion rights, but replacing the late...

Wall Street sees Biden win speeding U.S. shift to clean energy

Electric energy generating wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. David Mcnew/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images President Donald Trump vowed four years ago to bring back the U.S....

The intense 2020 Atlantic hurricane season used up all the storm names for only the second time since 1950

Here’s how active this year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been: When Tropical Storm Wilfred formed on Sept. 18, the National Hurricane Center exhausted its list...