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October 16, 2014 Oracle: The latest target of shareholder ire
FORTUNE - The Nathan Cummings Foundation, Dutch pension manager PGGM Investments, U.K. pension fund RPMI Railpen Investments, California State Teachersâ Retirement System (îCalSTRSî), and the UAW Retiree Medical...
October 16, 2014 Global Warming: Plants Absorbing More CO2 Than We Thought
Nature World News - Back in August, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) warned in a report that the world faces "severe, widespread and irreversible" effects of climate change if drastic action...
October 16, 2014 Citigroup Sees $1.1 Trillion Stimulus From Oil PlungeSource: Bloomberg
The lowest oil price in four years will provide stimulus of as much as $1.1 trillion to global economies by lowering the cost of fuels and other commodities, according to Citigroup Inc.
October 16, 2014 Don’t Cry Over Gray Days: They’re Guarding U.S. CoastSource: Bloomberg
The gray skies and rain along the East Coast are the price to be paid to ensure that Hurricane Gonzalo stays away. The shield of bad weather has arrived just in time. After underperforming all season, the Atlantic has had a burst...
October 16, 2014 Lockheed announces breakthrough on nuclear fusion energySource: Guardian (uk)
Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready for use in a...
October 16, 2014 Why Sustainability is Integral to Enterprise Risk ManagementSource: Triple Pundit
Enterprise risk management (ERM) has long been a growing priority of corporate executives and boards — not a surprise since political, economic and social change can occur quickly. But a study issued by the business reporting...
October 16, 2014 Natural gas isn’t key to greener future, says studySource: Tech Times
Moving from coal and oil for power to cleaner-burning natural gas to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions and slow down climate change is not likely to be a successful strategy in the long term, a new study suggests.
October 16, 2014 North Carolina Firm Recalls Nearly 150 Food Products for Potential Listeria ContaminationSource: Food Safeth News
SunBurst Foods of Goldsboro, NC, is recalling numerous food products sold under several brands because of the potential of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall includes the food services firm’s SunBurst, Fresh...
October 16, 2014 Water contamination from Scotchgard chemical worries EPASource: ExamHealth
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is still concerned about a chemical that used to be an ingredient in Scotchgard and has been removed. It is contaminating water, and a recent study reveals it is showing up in freshwater...
October 16, 2014 Climate Change an 'Immediate Risk,' Pentagon SaysSource: Live Science
The U.S. Department of Defense released a new report this week that says climate change poses an "immediate risk to national security." The so-called road map is designed to help the military navigate and prepare for increasing...
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