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October 18, 2018 Over 1,000 Remain Missing A Week After Hurricane Michael

Source: Huff Post

Teams made up of hundreds of volunteers with the Houston-based CrowdSource Rescue organization were searching for more than 1,135 people in Florida who lost contact with friends and family, Matthew Marchetti, co-founder of...

October 18, 2018 The Bay Area is so expensive that employees at Apple, Uber, Google, and other tech giants are putting off having kids — and it's a sign of a much larger trend

Source: Business Insider

58% of tech workers said that the increased cost of living in the area has caused them to put off having kids, according to a survey by Blind, an app that lets (mostly tech) workers chat anonymously about the workplace.

October 18, 2018 Sustainability, commerce and economics: How to create right balance for sustainable development

Source: Business Today

Ever since the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) set 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) in 2015 at a meeting in Paris, all economic and developmental activities post-2015 are supposed to have the sustainability...

October 18, 2018 Black Death and other ancient diseases could be re-awakened by climate change, professor warns

Source: Fox News

Global warming could re-awaken ancient diseases and even the Black Death, according to an Oxford University professor. Higher global temperatures would melt ice sheets that store long-buried bacteria, which could spread disease...

October 17, 2018 Cramer: As long as the Fed doesn’t keep pushing rate hikes, stocks can keep rallying

Source: CNBC

"When the Fed bears are away, the stock bulls will play,” the “Mad Money” host said. “As long as the Fed doesn’t mandate a slowdown, you get what we had today and what I bet we could have tomorrow.”

October 17, 2018 Job openings pass 7 million for the first time

Source: The Hill

U.S. employers had over seven million unfilled jobs on the last business day in August for the first time on record, according to numbers the Labor Department released Tuesday.

October 17, 2018 The science of sustainability

Source: Eurekalert

The U.S. city of Louisville, Kentucky isn't known as a hotbed of environmental action and innovation, but that could change as it has recently become home to a first-of-its-kind collaboration between environmentalists, city...

October 17, 2018 Cheers to this: Beer industry brewing ways to offset climate change effect on beer supply

Source: USA Today

Two researchers for the Brewers Association, the trade group for independent brewers, say beer lovers can relax a bit despite a report that found climate change could lead to beer scarcity.

October 16, 2018 UK leader Theresa May says Brexit deal is still achievable — but Irish deadlock remains

Source: CNBC

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May told Parliament Monday that while negotiations with the European Union have resulted in progress, the status of the Irish border has remained a critical stumbling block.

October 16, 2018 Humanity is ‘cutting down the tree of life’, warn scientists

Source: The Guardian

Humanity’s ongoing annihilation of wildlife is cutting down the tree of life, including the branch we are sitting on, according to a stark new analysis.

October 16, 2018 Ten takeaways from the Sustainability Reporting and Communications Summit

Source: Ethical Corp

Reporting on the SDGs, alignment between reporting standards, and the Task Force on Climate Climate Related Financial Disclosure were big topics during two days of high-level discussion

October 16, 2018 With Sears gone, landlords can now jack up the rent on decades-old leases

Source: NBC

One Kmart that was demolished in Staten Island, New York, will result in rent that is 727 percent higher. by Reuters

October 15, 2018 Brexit deal fails after dispute over Northern Ireland derails talks

Source: CNN

London Negotiations between the UK and the European Union (EU) concluded Sunday without a Brexit deal, after disputes over Northern Ireland continued to hamper talks.

October 15, 2018 After Hurricane Michael: Shortages, mourning, darkness

Source: USA Today

Gas was in short supply, power outages were rampant and search teams continued their arduous tasks Sunday as Florida's recovery from Hurricane Michael remained painfully slow along the coast of the state's battered Panhandle.

October 15, 2018 VW’s electric microbuses and Ikea’s furniture servitisation drive: The sustainability success stories of the week

Source: Edie

From the creation of London’s largest man-made wetland habitat to Volkswagen’s newly-revealed electric microbuses, each of these projects and initiatives are empowering businesses and governments to achieve a sustainable future,...

October 15, 2018 Here’s Why More Scares Are Ahead for the Stock Market

Source: Barons

Dreams die hard. And we know now that the U.S. stock market had been living a dream. Investors had convinced themselves that a strong U.S. economy, juiced by tax cuts and other fiscal stimulus, could offset higher interest rates,...

October 12, 2018 Kudlow says 'there's some movement' toward a meeting between Trump and China's Xi amid trade tensions

Source: CNBC

he White House has taken steps toward setting up a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping as the world's two largest economies clash over trade, Trump's top economic advisor Larry Kudlow said...

October 12, 2018 Dow drops over 500 points, with stock market extending slide following Wednesday's plunge

Source: USA Today

The Dow plunged 500 points on Thursday, exacerbating a 800-point drop the day before that marked the blue-chip average's largest rout since February.


Source: Fashionista

"Sustainability was not something that was on the top of my mind when I started designing," explained Gypsy Sport designer Rio Uribe. "But as I made collections more and more often I would have inventory that I was sitting on......

October 12, 2018 Postal Service seeks record price hikes to bolster falling revenues

Source: CNN

Facing pressure from the Trump administration to address a revenue shortfall, the Postal Service on Wednesday proposed raising the price of 1-oz. letters from 50 cents to 55 cents, which would be a record nominal increase if...

October 11, 2018 In a harrowing two hours, Hurricane Michael devastates Panama City

Source: USA Today

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — People whimpered and prayed, babies cried, children called for their mothers and all the while, bit by bit, the hotel that was saving them from Hurricane Michael's howling was falling apart, brick by brick and...

October 11, 2018 Why the stock market tumbled Wednesday, ushering in its worst start to a quarter in about 2 years

Source: MarketWatch

t has been an ugly stretch for U.S. stocks, which was capped by Wednesday’s more-than-830-point tumble for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

October 11, 2018 Mars Launches New Cocoa Sustainability Strategy

Source: Real Leaders

Called Cocoa for Generations, the plan places the interest of the smallholder farmer at its center, helps to safeguard children and forests, and creates a pathway for cocoa farmers and cocoa-growing communities to thrive. The...

October 11, 2018 Carbon taxes gain new life, but resistance remains stout

Source: CBS News

Advocates of taxing fossil fuels believe their position is stronger now because of an alarming new report on climate change and a Nobel Prize awarded to by two American economists, but neither development is likely to break down...

October 10, 2018 Tampered Chinese Ethernet port used to hack ‘major US telecom,’ says Bloomberg report

Source: The Verge

A major US telecommunications company discovered a foreign implant in a server back in August, according to a new report by Bloomberg. It’s the first time a source has decided to go on the record to corroborate the claims made in...

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