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Why Central Banks Need to Step Up on Global Warming – Foreign Policy

Who Will Save the Planet? A decade after the world bailed out finance, it’s time for finance to bail out the world. In October 2012, the global financial system got its first taste of the effects of climate change when…

Pope Francis Convinced These Big Oil CEOs to Fight Global Warming – Fortune

With protestors clamoring outside the 9th Century Vatican walls last week, a collection of the world’s largest oil and gas companies and investment funds vowed to adhere to the Paris Agreement and to do their part to transition the planet…

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers – Thomson Reuters Foundation

Carbon pricing, via taxes or emissions trading schemes, is used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of using the fossil fuels that contribute to global warming * Pope Francis tells top energy executives to act…

Mitigate global warming, spare further injustice to poor, pope tells oil execs – National Catholic Reporter

Vatican City — Faced with a climate emergency, the world must act immediately to mitigate global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius and avoid committing “a brutal act of injustice” on the poor and future generations, Pope Francis told a group…

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Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers – Reuters

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is “essential” to stem global warming – his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters – and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science. Pope…

Judge: NY AG Can’t Call ‘Goldman Sachs’ in Exxon Trial

A state judge agreed with Exxon that the New York attorney general’s office hasn’t done enough to lay out an accurate witness list for an upcoming court case. In October of 2018, the New York AG filed suit after a…