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UMC Gets CDP "Leadership Level" Designation on Global Climate Change Assessment   
February 18, 2020
Source: Financial News - United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) (“UMC”), a global semiconductor foundry, has announced that for the fourth consecutive year, the company has achieved “Leadership Level” status...
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P&G announces “significant advancements” towards 2030 sustainability goals   
February 18, 2020
Source: Packaging Gateway - US-headquartered multinational consumer goods company Procter & Gamble (P&G) has today announced several brand changes in pursuit of its 2030 sustainability goals, which includes a new partnership with UK recycling company...
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Poor quality disclosures hinder sustainable finance efforts   
February 18, 2020
Source: Expert Investor Europe - The finance industry demonstrates a low level of climate-related risk awareness even though it is among the sectors most exposed to it, a research project has found.
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Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change, Planet's 'Biggest Threat'   
February 18, 2020
Source: NPR - "This global initiative will fund scientists, activists, NGOs — any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world,"
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Coronavirus ‘lab leakage’ rumors spreading   
February 18, 2020
Source: Asia Times - A Wuhan lab affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Sciences has sought to dispel rumors that it “made and leaked” the highly infectious pneumonic virus that led to the still-raging global outbreak.
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Inside Australia's climate emergency: the taps run dry   
February 18, 2020
Source: The Guardian - ...within 12 months, drought had bitten so hard that the dam the kids used to cool off was almost empty. The town water supply — never drinkable, but usable for laundry, toilets and watering plants — was turned off.
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Tucson Tech: Raytheon deeply involved in next-gen hypersonic weapons   
February 16, 2020
Source: Arizona Daily Star - The Union of Concerned Scientists cite major technical challenges — including sustaining hypersonic speeds over long distances — that will cost billions of dollars to overcome, with money that may be better spent on...
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Alphabet, HP, Cisco and Tesla in Top 10 of 'Cleanest' Global Companies   
February 16, 2020
Source: Law - The report was prepared by As you Sow, a nonprofit group advocating corporate accountability on environmental and other issues; and by Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based for-profit media and research company that focuses...
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Editorial: Carbon credits close to home   
February 16, 2020
Source: The Roanoke Times - Some states enacted their own cap-and-trade systems —notably California and 10 Northeastern states that banded together under the “Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.” This is what Gov. Ralph Northam has wanted...
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Despite Zeal To Save Environment, These Americans Don’t Make The Connection To Electric Cars, Tesla   
February 16, 2020
Source: Forbes - I’ve been doing my semi-annual unscientific probe of Americans’ attitudes toward EVs. At the start of 2020, it’s still looking grim. As background, I live in Los Angeles and the enthusiasm for EVs in my small...
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