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EU plans more protectionist antitrust rules, data sharing in policy shake-up

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The EU plans to adopt more protectionist antitrust rules and encourage businesses to share data as part of an industrial policy overhaul aimed at giving European companies a sharper edge in global markets, a strategy document seen by Reuters shows. FILE PHOTO: European Union flags fly outside......
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Climate crisis investors putting money towards sustainable future

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mike Rasnic sits on the front porch of his home which is surrounded by floodwater on March 22, 2019 in Craig, Missouri. Scott Olson | Getty Images The risks of climate change are already impacting investors, with increasingly frequent climate......
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Florida readying to bar municipalities like Key West from banning some sunscreen

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Sunshine State is at odds over sunscreen. Florida’s state senate is expected to vote as soon as next week on a measure that would prevent cities in the state from prohibiting the sale of certain kinds of sunscreen......
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Bayer faces fourth U.S. Roundup cancer trial in Monsanto’s hometown

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(Reuters) – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) is set to face a fourth U.S. jury trial over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, with four cancer patients in the hometown of its agricultural subsidiary Monsanto scheduled to begin making their case on Friday. The lawsuit marks the first multi-plaintiff trial......
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Bayer faces fourth U.S. Roundup cancer trial in Monsanto home court

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(Reuters) – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) is set to face a fourth U.S. jury trial over allegations that its popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer, with four cancer patients in the hometown of its agricultural subsidiary Monsanto scheduled to make their case beginning on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Logo and flags of......
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Mnuchin criticizes Thunberg, says she should study economics at college

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attends a session at the Congres center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. FABRICE COFFRINI | AFP via Getty Images DAVOS, Switzerland — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven......
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Three die after crash of Australian aircraft fighting bushfires

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules from No.37 Squadron, RAAF Base Richmond, arrives after transporting NSW Fire and Rescue crews from the Mid-North Coast of NSW to assist in fighting the bushfires near Merimbula, on January 5, 2020 in......
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gorillas, safaris and tea plantations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here “We have contact,” revealed the ranger to the seven wildlife enthusiasts standing at the foot of Mount Sabyinyo, an extinct volcano in the Rwandan Virunga Mountains. An excited murmur spread through the group as they stood waiting in the morning......
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Spain declares climate emergency, gets climate plan ready

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here MADRID — Spain’s new government declared a national climate emergency on Tuesday, taking a formal first step toward enacting ambitious measures to fight climate change. The declaration approved by the Cabinet says the left-of-center Socialist government will send......
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Firms stepping up on climate amid Trump inaction, Nasdaq CEO says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Adena Friedman Anjali Sundaram | CNBC President Donald Trump’s lack of engagement on the issue of climate change has meant companies will need to step up their environmental efforts instead, according to the CEO of Nasdaq. “I actually believe that......
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We’re running out of time

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks to participants at a climate change protest on January 17, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The protest is taking place ahead of the upcoming annual gathering of world leaders at the Davos World Economic Forum.......
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Brazil’s Ambev sets ambitious target to end plastic pollution in packaging

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FILE PHOTO: AmBev (Companhia de Bebidas das Americas) beer crates are pictured in their unit in Fortaleza, Brazil January 10, 2019. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian beverages company Ambev SA has set an ambitious target of eliminating plastic pollution in its packaging by 2025, in a push that......
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Experts urge world leaders to listen to climate change science

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Demonstrators shut down the corner of Randolph and Clark streets as part of a protest demanding government action on climate change in Chicago on October 7, 2019. Max Herman | NurPhoto | Getty Images DAVOS, Switzerland — Scientists and climate......
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Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels calls for unified sustainable standards

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Solar panels pictured at a tropical hotel resort. Marc Romanelli Businesses need to be singing from the same hymn sheet if they want to make meaningful progress in combatting the climate crisis, said the environmental director of one of Asia’s......
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Climate change pushes investors to take their temperature

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LONDON (Reuters) – Move over revenue growth and dividend payouts: it’s time to take your portfolio’s temperature. FILE PHOTO: People are silhouetted against the setting sun at “El Mirador de la Alemana” (The viewpoint of the German), as the summer’s second heatwave hits Spain, in Malaga, southern Spain July 24,......
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Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

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FILE PHOTO: A demonstrators holds pro-Tesla poster during an action to support plans by U.S. electric vehicle pioneer Tesla to build its first European factory and design center in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany January 18, 2020. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla (TSLA.O) has agreed to......
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You’re stealing our water: Germans protest against Tesla gigafactory

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Around 250 Germans on Saturday protested in the outskirts of Berlin where electric car startup Tesla is planning to build a gigafactory, saying its construction will endanger water supply and wildlife in the area. Demonstrators hold anti-Tesla posters during a protest against plans by U.S. electric vehicle......
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WEF says global power rivalries is the super-risk to progress

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump attends a bilateral meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping during the G-20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters A unilateral world of “great power rivalries” is likely to threaten an......
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Developing nations more exposed to climate risks, McKinsey finds

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Herd boys pull out an ox stuck in muddy waters in the drying Mabwematema dam 20km North of Zvishavane, on December 25, 2019. Zinyange Auntony | AFP | Getty Images Countries and regions with lower per capita GDP levels are......
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U.S. clean energy investment hits new record despite Trump administration views

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LONDON (Reuters) – Clean energy investment in the United States surged to a fresh record of $55.5 billion last year, despite the government’s attempts to roll back supportive policies, a report showed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: File photo: A wind farm is shown in Mojave, California, U.S., Nov 8, 2019.......

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