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October 15, 2021 Heating bills expected to jump as much as 54% compared to last winter, US government says amid energy crisisSource: Mass Live
A sharp increase in heating bills is expected this winter as prices for oil, gas and other fuels are surging worldwide. In fact, the United States government said on Wednesday that it expects homes to see heating bills jump as...
Source: Charlotte Business Review
The city of Charlotte is working with the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Cities and Communities program, which is supported by Bank of America. The program helps Charlotte contribute to the advancement of the United...
October 15, 2021 Europe's sustainability agenda needs knowledge for action and more concrete targets to achieve its ambitionsSource: European Environment Agency
The European Green Deal has set unprecedented sustainability ambitions for the European Union (EU) and calls for transformational change across society. To realise such far-reaching changes, Europe needs knowledge for action....
October 15, 2021 Commentary - Coming soon: Biden's full-blown recessionSource: The Hill
Joe Biden has had a rough few months. Polling has his approval falling below 40 percent and Friday’s jobs report won’t do anything to prop it up. The Afghanistan catastrophe, COVID-19 deaths surpassing those during Donald Trump’s...
October 14, 2021 Trillion-Dollar ESG Boom Is Punishing Old-School Energy Stocks
The commodity rally may be the talk of Wall Street, but old-school energy producers are still lagging the oil price big time -- a tell-tale sign the era of green investing is in full swing.
October 14, 2021 US Coalition on Sustainability Partners with Thoughtworks to Advance the United Nations Sustainable Development GoalsSource: Yahoo Finance
USCS' ground-breaking tech for good platform, SustainChain™, brings together over 1,000 innovators, investors, businesses and other public and private organizations to rapidly advance efforts to rebuild global supply chains to be...
October 14, 2021 The E in ESG Means Cancelling the S and the GSource: Real Clear Energy
The realization that pushing trade-offs toward E has negative economic consequences is starting to percolate. “ESG is very inflationary to be honest with you,” Jeffrey Ubben, the activist investor recently appointed to the board...
October 14, 2021 Former Home Depot CEO warns supply chain crisis becoming national emergency: 'It's not getting better'Source: Fox News
The ongoing labor shortage in the U.S. is now leading to massive cargo delays and shortages within the supply chain. Bob Nardelli, former CEO of Home Depot and Chrysler, warns the problem is becoming a national emergency. On "Fox...
October 14, 2021 England's environment agency issues stark climate change warningSource: NBC News
Adapt or die.This is the stark warning England’s environment agency issued Wednesday as it urged the country to change in order to cope with flooding, droughts and other extreme weather events brought on by climate change.
October 14, 2021 Gas prices skyrocket as the global energy crisis worsensSource: CNN Business
The cost of energy was dirt cheap in the spring of 2020 as roads and airports sat nearly empty during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. Energy demand is back today as the world economy reopens -- but supply simply hasn't kept...
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