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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China plunges into luxury EV market with Polestar

A Chinese automaker has unveiled the nation’s first global sales campaign for an electric car: the Polestar 2. It’s a five-door hatchback that is “designed to compete around Tesla Model 3,” according to an advertisement yesterday in The New York Times.

AOC: Combatting Climate Change Means Fighting ‘White Supremacy’

On Saturday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) claimed that fighting “white supremacy” is a fundamental part of combatting climate change. She also attacked “consultants” who would encourage climate activists to focus on solar panels more than social justice. “The way we…

F-Waste Is A Huge Climate Issue: How Smart Businesses Are Solving It

From Green Standards, used with permissionGreen Standards allows Fortune 500 companies to reduce their impact on the planet with sustainable office decommissioning. By taking gently used office furniture and upcycling, recycling, and donating to local non-profit organizations, this super green business has diverted nearly 58,000 tons of furniture waste (f-waste)

A Sleaze Storm Spewing From Tom Steyer’s Clean, Green Campaign

Greenie billionaire Tom Steyer, who inexplicably got himself a perch on the last Democratic debate podium despite no real support, has been involved in a rapid-fire series of sleaze scandals. His latest is open bribery, even if, as the Associated…

Matt Loudermilk: How He Embodies ‘The Aflac Way’

Aflac’s vice president and corporate secretary makes sure the company goes above and beyond to create and maintain a culture of purpose. As an Aflac vice president and corporate secretary, Matt Loudermilk has a responsibility to make sure Aflac’s culture…

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BUSINESS: Russia scraps plans to set climate goals for companies

Russia has ditched plans to set greenhouse gas emissions targets for companies as a sign of its commitment to fighting climate change, following lobbying from big businesses that risked fines if they didn’t comply.

Austria’s OMV sees potential in underground carbon storage to fight global warming – Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian oil and gas group OMV aims to reduce its own carbon emissions by trapping CO2 underground and could offer the same storage solution to clients, its chief executive said. Projects in the United States and Norway…

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IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY: American energy exec tried to reveal plot to oust U.S. envoy

When Dale Perry met up with his former business partner earlier this year, he heard a troubling tale about allies of President Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and their efforts to manipulate Ukraine’s reforming energy market.

The rising seas climate change has already locked in – Axios

While debate rages about how to fight climate change, the impacts that rising temperatures have already locked in are getting worse. Why it matters: We’re learning more about how much of the damage is irreversible, like with rising sea levels…