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Starbucks capitulates to demands from anti-plastics activist group   
January 23, 2020
Source: Plastics Today - After holding Starbucks Corp. hostage with the threat of another pending shareholder proposal, activist group As You Sow has withdrawn that proposal based on “months of constructive dialogue” resulting in Starbucks...
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Daily on Energy: Analysis of Northeast regional cap and trade program illustrates the jobs problem   
January 23, 2020
Source: Washington Examiner - The analysis, written by a Clark University economist and researchers at the think tank Resources for the Future, found that a carbon price of $10 per ton of CO2 set by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI, would reduce...
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A First Look at the Clean Energy Act and the Green New Deal   
January 23, 2020
Source: Blue Virginia - The bill includes provisions for joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative to reduce statewide electric sector carbon emissions 30% by 2030, in accordance with DEQ’s regulations finalized last year. The state would...
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California climate program remains solid as transportation emissions fall   
January 23, 2020
Source: Environmental Defense Fund - Today’s solid results from the latest Western Climate Initiative cap-and-trade auction demonstrate once again the resilience of the market. Yet this is not the only interesting news out of the California market this quarter...
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Chamber throws support behind RGGI   
January 23, 2020
Source: Indiana Gazette - The board discussed many important issues, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, transportation, and economic development initiatives. The meeting began with the introduction of many new faces to the chamber board,...
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Chamber of commerce opposes RGGI   
January 23, 2020
Source: Indiana Gazette - The board discussed many important issues, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, transportation, and economic development initiatives. The meeting began with the introduction of many new faces to the chamber board,...
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Mercialys Once Again Included in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s A List   
January 23, 2020
Source: wallstreet online - For its third participation in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)*, Mercialys (Paris:MERY) was once again included in the A List, confirming its position as one of the top 2% of companies worldwide with the strongest commitments...
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New ETFs target specific health care segments   
January 23, 2020
Source: Reuters - NEW YORK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - XShares Advisors LLC launched five exchange-traded funds on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, with each one targeting a specific segment of the health care ...
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The Complete Guide To Hydraulic Fracturing   
January 23, 2020
Source: Oilprice - Hydraulic fracturing has attracted a lot of attention in recent years with the rise of U.S. shale oil and gas drilling and production. Hydraulic fracturing is also at the center of heated debates, controversy, and protests around...
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Priceless Planet: Investor coalition pledges to plant 100 million trees   
January 23, 2020
Source: Edie.net - A group of global investors, including Mastercard, Citibank and Santander UK, have launched a new coalition focused on making investments that preserve and restore the environment, starting with a pledge to plant 100 million...
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