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April 19, 2018 Merkel, Macron meet to plot euro zone reform road map

Source: UK Reuters

BERLIN - The leaders of Germany and France meet on Thursday to try to work out a common position on reforming the euro zone, a sensitive issue that is testing the new government in Berlin just a month after it took office.

April 19, 2018 Cummins CEO Says Innovation, Sustainability, And Regulations Are Good For Business

Source: Forbes

s head of the largest independent maker of diesel engines and related products in the world, Tom has set lofty environmental goals for Cummins, including cutting energy intensity from company facilities by a third by 2020.

April 19, 2018 Climate Change Is Killing Coral On The Great Barrier Reef

Source: NPR

The Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia has seen two massive bleaching events over the span of two years. And that's led to a widespread die-off of the corals, according to a new study.

April 19, 2018 Amazon's Jeff Bezos says Amazon Prime members top 100 million

Source: USA Today

Amazon's Jeff Bezos said more than 100 million paying customers have signed up for Amazon Prime, the delivery and content business that's at the heart of its sales growth.

April 18, 2018 New York wants cryptocurrency exchanges to explain themselves; Winklevoss says he'll comply

Source: CNBC

The New York State Attorney General's office requested information from 13 cryptocurrency exchanges on Tuesday in an effort to better understand investor risks, a release said.

April 18, 2018 More than 95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air, says new report

Source: CNN

More than 95% of the world's population is breathing unhealthy air and the poorest nations are the hardest hit, a new report has found.

April 18, 2018 Anheuser-Busch, Already The World's Largest Beer Brewer, Also Wants To Be The Most Sustainable

Source: Forbes

an effort to reduce its environmental impact, Anheuser-Busch has announced its U.S. 2025 Sustainability Goals.

April 18, 2018 New viruses, superbugs found in study of New York house mice

Source: CNN

A yearlong assessment of the city's residential mouse population found that what many of these rodents do carry are previously unseen viruses as well as bacteria capable of causing life-threatening human illness. Some of the...

April 17, 2018 Trump names two more picks to fill Fed Board

Source: CNN Money

On Monday, the president announced his plans to nominate Richard Clarida, a Columbia University economics professor and a global strategic adviser for the Pimco investment management firm, as vice chairman of the central bank.

April 17, 2018 What is sustainability? It depends who you ask.

Source: AG Week

Sustainability has become one of the most widely used words in American agriculture and the U.S. food system. Farmers and ranchers frequently talk about it and how to best incorporate it into their farms and ranches.

April 17, 2018 China's smog levels down but health damage already done, says study

Source: The Asian Age

Shanghai: While China has made progress cutting smog, the damage to the health of millions of people may already have been done, especially as the population ages, the head of a US-based research agency said.

April 17, 2018 UK And US Accuse Russia Of Hacking Home Routers In Global Cyberattacks

Source: Forbes

The U.K. and U.S. blamed Russian hackers for a campaign aimed at taking control of routers inside government, critical infrastructure and internet service providers, but also within small and home offices.

April 16, 2018 Trump’s White House will not define sustainability standards — tech giants will

Source: The Hill

Even as government agencies unequivocally acknowledge climate change, the Trump White House continues to reject what the scientific community readily accepts: Climate change is likely humanity’s greatest threat, and we’re already...

April 16, 2018 Oil prices drop as fears about Syria strikes fallout wane

Source: Reuters

LONDON - Oil fell nearly 2 percent on Monday after U.S. drilling activity rose and fears waned about escalating tensions in the Middle East following air strikes on Syria over the weekend.

April 16, 2018 Canada's Trudeau ready to offer aid to ensure pipeline is built

Source: Reuters

OTTAWA - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday moved to end an escalating crisis over a Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd (KML.TO) oil pipeline, saying Ottawa was prepared to offer financial aid to ensure the project went ahead.

April 16, 2018 Online shopping could cost you more after Supreme Court case

Source: NY Post

Your online shopping addiction may soon set you back even more as the U.S. Supreme Court this week will hear the case against retailers that have not been collecting sales tax from customers.

April 13, 2018 Many state pension systems have huge funding gaps, liabilities, Pew report claims

Source: USA Today

A public employee pension crisis for state governments has deepened to a record level even after nearly nine years of economic recovery for the nation, according to a study released Thursday, leaving many states vulnerable if the...

April 13, 2018 “Is curing patients a sustainable business model?” Goldman Sachs analysts ask

Source: ArsTechnica

The investment banks’ report, titled “The Genome Revolution,” asks clients the touchy question: “Is curing patients a sustainable business model?” The answer is “no,” according to follow-up information provided

April 13, 2018 Cities around the world should prepare for running out of water, experts say

Source: CNBC

It's called "Day Zero": when Cape Town, South Africa's bustling port city, sees its water taps run dry, and its population thrust into a perilous situation.

April 13, 2018 Volkswagen ousts CEO, promotes Herbert Diess

Source: MarketWatch

BERLIN -- Volkswagen AG's board ousted Chief Executive Matthias Müller and replaced him with Herbert Diess, who quietly orchestrated a boardroom coup as he also was rebuilding the company's namesake brand.

April 12, 2018 Poll: More Americans view opioid addiction as serious problem

Source: The Hill

More Americans see opioid addiction as a significant issue in their communities than did two years ago, according to a new poll

April 12, 2018 5 steps to turn your public policy team into a sustainability ally

Source: GreenBiz

In the past several years, publicly traded companies increasingly have taken very public positions on sustainability issues. One of the most prominent examples of massive action has been in the climate space, where the We Mean...

April 12, 2018 Gulf Stream current at its weakest in 1,600 years, studies show

Source: The Guardian

Warm current that has historically caused dramatic changes in climate is experiencing an unprecedented slowdown and may be less stable than thought - with potentially severe consequences

April 12, 2018 Congress grills Zuckerberg in second day on Capitol Hill: 'Why should we trust you?'

Source: CNBC

Mark Zuckerberg faced a harsher crowd on Capitol Hill Wednesday in the second day of congressional hearings for the Facebook founder and CEO.

April 11, 2018 Mark Zuckerberg survived 5 hours of relentless questioning from Congress — here's what you need to know

Source: Business Insider

On Tuesday, the Facebook CEO testified in front of a rare US Senate joint committee hearing. The subject: Facebook's mounting scandals, from the misappropriation of up to 87 million users' profile data by Cambridge Analytica to...

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