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November 25, 2020 Investors plan major move into renewable energy infrastructureSource: The Guardian (UK)
Global investors managing nearly $7tn (£5.2bn) of assets plan to almost double their spending on renewable energy infrastructure over the next five years amid deepening concerns over the fossil fuel industry’s climate plans,...
November 25, 2020 No-deal Brexit would be worse for the UK economy than Covid-19, says Bank of England governorSource: CNN
Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey has warned that failing to secure a new trade deal with the European Union would do more damage to the UK economy over the long run than the coronavirus pandemic.
November 24, 2020 King Salman’s G20 speech a roadmap for economic sustainabilitySource: Arab News
Saudi King Salman’s speech at the G20 was a global document of reassurance. His speech ended with a sentence restoring hope to all people of the world. This came amid the fragile global economic situation and health crises that...
Greater use of home-grown timber in UK construction is taking a step forward through a new demonstrator project, which could boost Scotland’s economy and improve the industry’s environmental impact.
November 24, 2020 American R&D program seeks to advance offshore energy sustainabilitySource: Off Shore Magazine
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the US Department of Energy (DOE) have announced a funding opportunity for up to $40 million, over a five-year period, for the operation and maintenance of the Ocean...
Source: Live Science
Nature has equipped Earth with several giant "sponges," or carbon sinks, that can help humans battle climate change. These natural sponges, as well as human-made ones, can sop up carbon, effectively removing it from the...
November 23, 2020 Farmers Are Warming Up To The Fight Against Climate ChangeSource: NPR
This week, it announced that it had formed a coalition that plans to push the government to adopt dozens of policy changes that would make it easier for farmers to reduce emissions from agriculture.
November 23, 2020 The US economy is about to shrink, JPMorgan warnsSource: CNN
The pandemic is intensifying, statewide curfews are back and Washington is asleep at the wheel. This toxic backdrop is derailing the US economic recovery just as Joe Biden prepares to take charge — and JPMorgan is warning the...
November 23, 2020 Coronavirus spurred companies to hoard cash. Now they are starting to dole it out.Source: Fox Business
After scrambling to hoard cash in the spring, some large U.S. companies that halted their dividend payments are reversing their decision, a sign that their leaders believe the worst of the crisis is behind them.
Source: Genetic Literacy Project
GMO and GE technologies are complementary and indispensable for the release of new plants able to solve new emergencies that can affect global food security and safety. In several countries, the lack of acceptance of these...
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