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U.S. Warns Climate Poses ‘Emerging Threat’ to Financial System

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WASHINGTON — Climate change is an “emerging threat” to the stability of the U.S. financial system, top federal regulators warned in a report on Thursday, setting the stage for the Biden administration to take more aggressive regulatory action to prevent climate change from upending global markets and the economy. The......

Biden has few options to combat surging gas prices as voters grow concerned about inflation

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A view of a petrol station as US oil prices hit their highest levels since 2014 due to the deepening energy crisis in global markets, in Washington, United States on October 7, 2021. Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty......

Tesla shares rise after Hertz says it will buy 100,000 electric vehicles

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Close up of Tesla logo on a charger at a Supercharger rapid battery charging station for the electric vehicle company Tesla Motors, in the Silicon Valley town of Mountain View, California, August 24, 2016. Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos |......

Climate change: Pledge of $100bn annual aid slips to 2023

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COP26 President-Designate Alok Sharma said: “This plan recognises progress, based on strong new climate finance commitments. There is still further to go, but this delivery plan, alongside the robust methodological report from the OECD, provides clarity, transparency and accountability. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To......

Fossil Fuel Drilling Plans Undermine Climate Pledges, U.N. Report Warns

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WASHINGTON — Even as world leaders vow to take stronger action on climate change, many countries are still planning to dramatically increase their production of oil, gas and coal in the decades ahead, potentially undermining those lofty pledges, according to a United Nations-backed report released Tuesday. The report looked at......

Climate change: Tata Steel wants roadmap to make industry greener

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-59010674?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA “We have previously announced a £250m clean steel fund to support the industry to reduce carbon emissions, and our industrial decarbonisation strategy sets out how it can be done in a way that prevents industrial activity from being outsourced overseas and supports competitiveness, jobs and clean growth.” BBC –......

Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, 59, Dies; Linked Weather Disasters to Climate Change

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The lack of peer review made some in the scientific community uncomfortable, Dr. Cullen said. “We were still trying to convince other scientists that this could be done,” she said, adding that Dr. van Oldenborgh’s expertise and leadership were critical to gaining acceptance. Dr. van Oldenborgh was born on Oct.......

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