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September 22, 2016 Here's How Global Warming Could Trigger the Next Financial CrisisSource: Fortune
Move over mortgages. There’s now something much, much bigger to worry about, and harder to curtail, and far more likely to cause the next financial crisis: global warming
September 22, 2016 Major Banks Pledge to Go Carbon NeutralSource: Scientific America
Two American banks announced plans yesterday to become carbon neutral and power their branches and offices entirely with renewable energy in the next few years.
September 22, 2016 Transport Giant Maersk Is Splitting in TwoSource: Fortune
Rocked by low freight and oil prices, Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk ( amkby ) will split into separate transport and energy divisions under a keenly-anticipated revamp announced on Thursday.
September 22, 2016 BU Trustees Adopt Broad Climate Change StrategySource: Boston University
Expanding BU’s efforts to curb climate change, the Board of Boston University Trustees last week unanimously approved a broad strategy, including efforts to avoid investments in companies that extract coal and tar sands oil, the...
September 22, 2016 Yellen Rebuffs Pressure to Hike as Fed Gives Economy Room to RunSource: Bloomberg
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen braved mounting opposition inside and outside the U.S. central bank and delayed an interest-rate increase again to give the economy more room to run.
September 21, 2016 The SEC Is Investigating Exxon Over Asset ValuationsSource: Fortune
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating how ExxonMobil has valued its oil reserves in the wake of low prices and potential curbs on carbon emissions, the company said, confirming an earlier report.
September 21, 2016 Here's why Warren Buffett is giving his billions awaySource: Business Insider
Warren Buffett was dialing for dollars at the inception of The Giving Pledge, a philanthropic initiative he created with Bill and Melinda Gates.
September 21, 2016 Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion mergerSource: Kansas City Star
Top officials for Monsanto and Bayer defended their proposed $66 billion merger before skeptical senators on Tuesday, insisting that the deal would lead to greater investments in technology that could help American farmers.
September 21, 2016 Mylan CEO set to defend EpiPen prices amid public outcrySource: US News
The head of pharmaceutical company Mylan is defending the cost for life-saving EpiPens, signaling the company has no plans to lower prices despite a public outcry and questions from skeptical lawmakers
September 21, 2016 Trump or Clinton, Goldman Likes Stocks Tied to Federal SpendingSource: Bloomberg
If Democrats and Republicans agree on anything before the presidential election, it’s that the U.S. needs more government spending. And the stocks poised to benefit most from that aren’t being properly valued, according to...
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