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EPA says fuel economy rose in 2017, but it may be falling again   
March 12, 2019
Source: Green Car Reports - An EPA report released Wednesday shows that cars are getting better gas mileage in response to rising fuel economy standards. Yet a roaring economy and low gas prices have put Americans on a truck-buying spree, and the EPA is...
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China expands switch from polluting coal heating in 2018: environment minister   
March 12, 2019
Source: Reuters - BEIJING - China expanded its coal-to-gas and coal-to-electricity projects to 35 cities in 2018 from 12 cities the previous year, China’s environment minister, Li Ganjie, said on Monday, as the world’s second-largest economy...
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Caribbean Islands Agree to Swap Diesel Power for Renewable Sources   
March 11, 2019
Source: The New York Times - ... fight climate change.CreditAbraham Caro Marin/Associated Press The effort at the Carbon War Room — which aims to sign up 10 islands looking to move away from diesel without turning to natural gas — started with...
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PREP: value chain climate resilience - a guide to managing climate impacts in companies and communities   
March 11, 2019
Source: Prevention Web - This guide has been developed by companies and organizations engaged in the Partnership for Resilience and Environmental Preparedness (PREP) — a pilot partnership formed to address the risks and opportunities that climate...
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More than half Europe's biggest companies fail to explain possible climate change impact on business model   
March 11, 2019
Source: Europe - Less than half – 44% – of Europe’s biggest companies explain in their management reports how their business models are affected by climate change or environmental challenges, according to research published by...
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Climate Change Adaptation for People and Nature: A Case Study from the U.S. Southwest   
March 11, 2019
Source: ResearchGate - The Southwest Climate Change Initiative (SWCCI), a project led by The ... Citation: McCarthy, P. D., 2012: Climate change adaptation for people and nature: A case study from the U.S. Southwest. Adv. Clim. Change Res., 3(1), doi: ...
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ETFs target retirement plans   
March 11, 2019
Source: MarketWatch - However, BGI isn't the first to market with target-date ETFs. Last year, Amerivest Investment Management and XShares Advisors introduced the TDX Independence Funds. Amerivest is a subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. AMTD,...
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Western Climate Initiative expands: Ontario to join California-Québec carbon market   
March 11, 2019
Source: Environmental Defense Fund - en español | This morning California, Québec, and Ontario signed a linking agreement that officially welcomes Ontario into the Western Climate Initiative (WCI) cap-and-trade market. The announcement came after an...
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It’s the econobabble, stupid   
March 11, 2019
Source: The Monthly - The Investor Group on Climate Change has told its members that Scott Morrison’s “climate solutions package” won’t change the current trajectory of rising emissions.
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Vail Resorts Makes an Epic Promise - Commits to Zero Net Operating Footprint by 2030   
March 11, 2019
Source: PR Newswire - Through improved business practices, capital investment and continued innovation and environmental stewardship, we are setting a goal of achieving a zero net operating footprint by 2030 ... of Ceres Business for Innovative...
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