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SOUTH AFRICA: Activists push pension funds to consider climate costs

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:00am
Pension funds in South Africa have a legal obligation to account for the financial effects of climate change on their investments, according to two groups lobbying money managers to pay closer attention to the issue.

EUROPEAN UNION: Carbon market 'gap' shows futures could go even higher

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:00am
The past week's bull run in European Union carbon allowances to their highest level in more than 10 years could extend into this week, with trading patterns indicating strong demand.

AMAZON: NYC museum 'concerned' about appearance by Brazil president

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:00am
The president of Brazil may not be a welcome guest in New York — at least, not at one event.

WHITE HOUSE: Trump ballyhoos tax breaks at big rig dealership

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:00am
BURNSVILLE, Minn. — President Trump played town crier to a warehouse of supporters in the Twin Cities yesterday, offering a series of headlines about how Minnesota and the nation had benefited from his policies on taxes, the economy and regulations.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Sanders pitches climate change on Fox News

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:00am
Sen. Bernie Sanders got a Fox News audience cheering about climate change.

EXTREME WEATHER: Just a little warming brings record-breaking rain — study

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:00am
Record-breaking rainfall and flooding may happen more frequently across the United States even if the Paris climate targets are met, new research suggests.

EMISSIONS: What Warren's leasing moratorium would mean for CO2

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:00am
Climate activists have long called for an end to leasing federal lands for fossil fuel development. Now, they can count a 2020 presidential candidate among their number.

WHITE HOUSE: Trump Fed pick: No to climate science, yes to carbon tax

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:00am
Stephen Moore, picked by President Trump for the Federal Reserve board, recently endorsed a carbon tax to address climate change.

SEYCHELLES: President's underwater speech: Protect our oceans

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:06am
In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean's surface, the Seychelles president yesterday made a global plea for stronger protection of the "beating blue heart of our planet."

AGRICULTURE: IPads in lieu of weathervanes as farmers seek climate edge

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:06am
When surprise hailstorms hit the 6,000 acres Trevor Scherman plants each year with peas, wheat, canola and lentils, his first move isn't to his truck to assess the damage. These days, it's to his iPad.

AUSTRALIA: Great Barrier Reef will die without climate action — report

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:06am
Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef will die unless radical climate action is taken, including phasing out coal-fueled power, The Sydney Morning Herald reported, citing a report by a government agency.

ARCTIC: Pace of Bering Sea changes startles scientists

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:06am
The Yupik Eskimo village of Kotlik on Alaska's northwest coast relies on a cold, hard blanket of sea ice to protect homes from vicious winter Bering Sea storms.

Q&A: Former Irish leader on climate denial, podcasts and feminism

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:06am
Mary Robinson didn't become a climate justice campaigner until after she'd served as Ireland's first female president and the United Nations' top human rights official.

ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Inslee notches climate victory as Wash. decarbonizes grid

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:06am
Jay Inslee finally has a climate win — and another state is headed for carbon-free electricity.

WHITE HOUSE: Trump woos Republicans hit by 'bomb cyclone'

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:06am
MINNEAPOLIS — Air Force One should make a smooth landing in the Twin Cities today, where President Trump will arrive for a tax-focused business roundtable under clear skies and 50-degree temperatures.

POLITICS: Inside conservatives' disarray on climate

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:06am
Alex Flint sent the email at 5:24 p.m. on a Tuesday, but it had the tone of a middle-of-the-night manifesto. In it, the conservative climate activist attacked one of the biggest barriers to progress on global warming — the continued denial of climate science by key voices on the right.

TRANSPORTATION: Lyft plans public parks to boost reputation in cities

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 7:29am
Car-sharing and ride-hailing services have long thought of themselves as urban planners, prodding cities toward a future with fewer cars, less parking and more green space. Lyft Inc. wants to speed up the process.

GERMANY: Nation to mull carbon tax as part of national climate pact

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 7:29am
Germany's environment minister says the government will discuss introducing a carbon tax as part of its national plan to curb climate change.

FINANCE: Giant investor sees profit in climate change fight

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 7:29am
Legal & General Group PLC, one of the world's biggest investors that oversees $1.3 trillion, has modeled the climate crisis and sees both risk and a big opportunity.

MINNESOTA: State Democrats introduce Green New Deal

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 7:29am
Minnesota state lawmakers yesterday introduced a version of the Green New Deal, a sweeping plan that aims to reduce emissions and transition the state to a green economy.

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