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Republicans plan more attacks on ESG. Investors still plan to focus on climate risk

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Investors still view climate change as a serious financial risk. But Republican attacks could have a chilling effect on the kinds of actions they're willing to take to deal with the problem.

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House GOP likely to begin inquiries into environmental, social and governance issues

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Republicans plan to use their majority in the House to probe environmental, social and governance investing, which are at the center of a debate over how businesses should respond to climate change.

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The U.S. wants to slash carbon emissions from power plants. Natural gas is in the way

Monday, December 05, 2022

Despite climate targets set by the Biden administration and corporate executives, the U.S. is still building new natural gas plants that threaten to cause greenhouse gas emissions for decades to come.

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Electricity companies throw a wrench in Biden's plans to eliminate greenhouse gases

Monday, December 05, 2022

Energy companies continue to build fossil fuel plants that will be in use for decades, even as President Biden pledges a renewable energy future.

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Did the world make progress on climate change? Here's what was decided at global talks

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Delegates reached a last-minute deal to pay vulnerable countries for damages caused by climate change. But the final agreement does not put humanity on track to avoid catastrophic warming.

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Low-income countries want more money for climate damage. They're unlikely to get it.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Wealthy nations may instead reshuffle money earmarked for other goals like limiting and adapting to global warming. That could hamstring efforts to deal with climate change in low-income countries

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Here's what happened on Friday at the U.N.'s COP27 climate talks

Friday, November 11, 2022

President Biden touted American progress reining in emissions and said he intends to push for more money for developing countries. Here's what happened at COP27 today.

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Here's what happened on Day 5 of the U.N.'s COP27 climate talks

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Russia's war in Ukraine also threatens to wreck climate goals, members of Congress arrive, and an actor changes his name to draw attention to global warming

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Here's what happened on day 4 of the U.N.'s COP27 climate talks

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

A U.S. funding plan for lower-income countries faced criticism and a big map of who is releasing greenhouse gasses was released. Here's what happened at COP27 today.

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U.S. plan for boosting climate investment in low-income countries draws criticism

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

The plan would allow companies to buy carbon credits from developing nations that cut their greenhouse gas emissions. Critics say carbon markets often fail to deliver climate benefits.

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Investors have trillions to fight climate change. Developing nations get little of it

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

Private investment is crucial to addressing climate change. But a big barrier to private investment in developing countries is the perception that risks are higher than in industrialized nations.

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Here's what happened on day 3 of the U.N.'s COP27 climate talks

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Pakistan's leader sounded the alarm, climate scientists called for more equitable research and the U.N. tried to crack down on greenwashing. Here's what happened at COP27 today.

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Here's what happened today at the U.N.'s COP27 climate negotiations

Monday, November 07, 2022

A new early warning system for weather disasters, calls for wealthy nations and corporations to pay up and dire descriptions of human suffering. Here's what happened at COP27 today.

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U.N. plan would help warn people in vulnerable countries about climate threats

Monday, November 07, 2022

About half the world isn't covered by early warning systems that send alerts for weather emergencies. The worst is in developing countries, which have been hit hardest by global warming.

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FAQ: What's at stake at the COP27 global climate negotiations

Monday, November 07, 2022

World leaders are meeting in Egypt for the next two weeks to talk about reining in climate change and paying for its deadly effects. Here's what you need to know.

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Money will likely be the central tension in the U.N.'s COP27 climate negotiations

Sunday, November 06, 2022

Global efforts to limit climate change can't happen without more aid. Rich countries promised $100 billion to poorer ones to cope with global warming but seven years later, have yet to deliver.

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Countries hit hardest by climate change need much more money to prepare, UN says

Thursday, November 03, 2022

Impacts from global warming hit the world's poorest countries hardest, although they're responsible for a relatively small share of climate emissions. They need more money to protect against risks.

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Yellen says development banks need overhauling to deal with global challenges

Thursday, October 06, 2022

Development banks need new strategies to address problems that cut across national borders, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said.

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How Americans' investment accounts are being pulled into culture wars

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Americans' investments are now getting dragged into the culture wars. Investors are looking at how climate change affects the bottom line of companies, but the GOP wants to penalize them for it.

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Puerto Rico is in the dark again, but solar companies see glimmers of hope

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Around 50,000 solar and battery power systems have been installed on homes in Puerto Rico in recent years, and most seemed to continue working during Hurricane Fiona.

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