Think Tanks
Duke scientist: Stop building natural gas infrastructure now   
(Saturday - October 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: WRAL - "The time is now to stop building more fossil fuel construction," Shindell, who is part of the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, said on a conference call with reporters. The press conference was arranged...
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Capital Plan for Clean Prosperity: Greening buildings would turbocharge Canada’s GDP   
(Saturday - October 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Corporate Knights - Time is running out. According to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we must halve our global emissions in the next 10 years and reach net zero emissions by 2050 to avoid widespread catastrophe and human...
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Boris Johnson's tax cuts set to 'cost billions and benefit the highest earners most'   
(Saturday - October 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - The UK prime minister’s tax cut plans would cost £8bn a year and disproportionately help the highest earners, according to a leading think tank. The richest 10% of British households would receive 75% of the tax...
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Opinion: For the sake of our oceans, we need to get serious about climate change   
(Saturday - October 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Connecticut Post - But while the news may be alarming today, we still have reasons for optimism — if we get to work tomorrow. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a...
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E*TRADE Study Reveals Investors Turn Bearish as Negative Views on the Economy Increase Significantly   
(Saturday - October 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - More than half of investors think the economy has hit its peak, up 16 percentage points since the beginning of the year E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC) today announced results from the most recent wave of StreetWise, the...
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Is ID Logistics Group SA's (EPA:IDL) CEO Paid At A Competitive Rate'   
(Saturday - October 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - Eric Hémar became the CEO of ID Logistics Group SA (EPA:IDL) in 2010. This analysis aims first to contrast CEO compensation with other companies that have similar market capitalization. After that, we will consider the...
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Companies welcome US-China trade truce, warn disputes remain   
(Saturday - October 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Seattle Times - BEIJING (AP) — Companies have welcomed a U.S.-Chinese trade truce as a possible step toward breaking a deadlock in a 15-month-old tariff war, while economists caution there was little progress toward settling core disputes...
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Why Is Turkey in NATO Anyway'   
(Saturday - October 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
Source: The Atlantic - “We wanted Turkey in NATO because of the Cold War,” Steven A. Cook, a Turkey expert at the Council on Foreign Relations, told me. Back in 1952, with the alliance just a few years old, it expanded for the first time,...
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Jinko becomes first solar manufacturer to make 100% renewable energy pledge   
(Saturday - October 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Climate Group
Source: pv magazine International - JinkoSolar CEO Kanping Chen was among the business executives lauded today by non-profit The Climate Group for signing up to its RE100 pledge. By doing so, the world’s biggest solar module manufacturer became the first PV...
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We’re still taking better care of banks than people   
(Saturday - October 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Washington Post - A few weeks ago, the “repo market,” an obscure but important corner of financial markets, experienced a significant disturbance. The Federal Reserve, tasked with managing the plumbing of this part of the system,...
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