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August 6, 2015 U.S. Emissions Rules Give Paris Climate Change Talks a BoostSource: World Politics Review
On Monday, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) rules. The new regulations, a tweak to initial rules that had been released in June 2014, are meant to...
August 6, 2015 Do you know which candidates your company is funding?Source: Fortune
If you don’t, you’re certainly not alone. Corporations will open their checkbooks to candidates across the political spectrum for the 2016 elections. And shareholders are not thrilled.
August 6, 2015 With Puerto Rico bond risk, look here: ExpertSource: CNBC
As Puerto Rican debt grows even riskier, investors looking for high yield should seek out individual projects or sectors, a top municipal bond analyst said Wednesday
August 4, 2015 Things Every American Should Know About the Clean Power PlanSource: US EPA
President Obama will unveil the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Clean Power Plan—a historic step to cut the carbon pollution driving climate change. Here are six key things every American should know
August 3, 2015 Now 60% Chance Of A Government ShutdownSource: Forbes
The chance of a federal government shutdown increased dramatically and precipitously last week from 40 percent to 60 percent. It’s now more likely than not that a shutdown will result from the craziness going on in Washington.
August 3, 2015 Who wins and loses under Obama’s stricter power plant limitsSource: Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply.
August 3, 2015 Brazil: From Bad to Worse?Source: The Market Mogul
Recently, Standard & Poor’s indicated that it is considering removing Brazil’s coveted investment-grade credit status on its long-term sovereign debt. In the company’s statement on Tuesday, it has revised the outlook on Brazil’s...
August 3, 2015 A retirement storm is coming. Are you prepared?Source: Washington Post
As with a Category 5 hurricane, Americans are in for catastrophe if we fail to address the looming retirement crisis. Retirement planning cannot be shoved down on your to-do list.
July 22, 2015 The Dodd-Frank Act at 5: Examining progress and pushbackSource: Devex Impact
Since officially being inked into U.S. law on July 21, 2010, as the most sweeping set of financial reforms since the Great Depression, the landmark bill’s efforts to promote good governance in developing countries have indeed...
On June 24, 2015, a court in The Hague ordered the Dutch government to act faster in its duty to protect its citizens against the effects of climate change. This marks the first time the issue has been legally declared a state...
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