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Woke Companies Must Wake Up To The Dangers Of ESG

Growing numbers of companies, banks, universities, and investment houses are adopting Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards and disclosure rules. They’re pressured to do so by activists, legislators, and regulators. Many expect to get rich via taxpayer-subsidized “renewable” energy projects….

Taliban Now Controls One Of The World’s Largest Lithium Deposits

Taliban fighters not only took control of Kabul and the Afghan government on August 15. They also gained access to a gigantic deposit of minerals essential for renewable energies, possibly giving China an indisputable edge. A Bloomberg New Energy Finance Limited report…

Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather Now? A Scorching Reality Check

The Pacific Northwest was hit with a record-shattering heatwave in June, with temperatures over 35 degrees higher than normal in some places. On June 28, Portland, Ore., reached 116 degrees. Late last week the region suffered another blast of hot…

Swedish Company Delivers to Volvo First Batch of ‘Green Steel’ Made Without Using Coal

A quartet of manufacturing firms has managed to create the world’s first fossil fuel-free steel in Sweden, much of which will go straight into the foundries of Volvo to create the first cars ever made with “green steel.” It’s a massive first step to decarbonizing a carbon-heavy industry, as steel-making worldwide accounts for 8% of […]

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The EU’s Carbon Taxes Will Hurt Asia-Pacific Nations The Most

The Financial Review headline restored reality to a week of ‘red alert’ IPCC report-induced catastrophic climate hyperbole: ‘Europe May Clean Up Its Climate at Asia-Pacific’s Expense’. It underlined the self-interest of the developed world, with its 30 percent of total…

Heat and wind in Oregon are fueling the nation’s largest wildfire. – The New York Times

Extreme Weather and Climate Updates Aug. 3, 2021Updated  Aug. 3, 2021, 4:51 p.m. ET Aug. 3, 2021, 4:51 p.m. ET Firefighters worked to contain the Bootleg Fire near Silver Lake, Ore., last week. It has burned more than 400,000 acres…

‘Greenflation’ threatens to derail climate change action – Financial Times

Commodities updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Commodities news. The writer, Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s chief global strategist, is author of ‘The Ten Rules of Successful Nations’ The world faces a growing…

Heat Wave and Wildfire Updates: Climate Change News – The New York Times

Extreme Weather and Climate Updates July 27, 2021Updated  July 27, 2021, 4:49 p.m. ET July 27, 2021, 4:49 p.m. ET The Dixie Fire burned near Quincy, Calif., on Monday.Credit…Jungho Kim for The New York Times Residents of Montana and Wyoming…

Climate change ramps up heat, fires, and floods worldwide – Los Angeles Times

BEIJING —  Torrents of murky brown water gushed past the train window, flowing fast through the subway tunnel. Inside, passengers stood on top of seats, clutching their phones overhead as the muddy tide rose past their chests. Some gasped for air….

Opinion | America in 2090: The Impact of Extreme Heat, in Maps – The New York Times

Yes, it is getting hotter. And while you might be able to escape the intensifying tropical storms, flooding or droughts by moving elsewhere, refuge from extreme heat is no longer easy to find. Even in Siberia. Summers that seemed exceedingly…

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