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    Biden Asserts Pension Fund Managers Can Consider ESG Factors, With First Veto

    Biden Asserts Pension Fund Managers Can Consider ESG Factors, With First Veto

    President Joe Biden used his veto power on Monday for the first time since becoming president to reject a bill passed by the majority-Republican Congress that would have reversed a Labor Department rule involving environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations for investment fund managers. The proposed legislation would have stopped pension fund managers from being […]

    This Is the Make-or-Break Decade for Climate Action, IPCC Warns

    This Is the Make-or-Break Decade for Climate Action, IPCC Warns

    Decisions made this decade will largely determine whether world leaders can limit global warming to 1.5 or two degrees Celsius of warming below pre-industrial levels and avoid the increasingly more drastic impacts of the climate crisis.  That’s one key takeaway from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Synthesis Report of the findings gathered in […]

    EU Solar Companies Say New Plans to Boost Domestic Products Over Imports Would Hamper Solar Progress

    EU Solar Companies Say New Plans to Boost Domestic Products Over Imports Would Hamper Solar Progress

    European solar companies disapprove of local content rules in the European Commission’s proposed Net Zero Industry Act that effectively limit Chinese imports, saying the rules will make the transition to clean energy more difficult. The rules require governments to reduce public funding and consumer subsidies for renewables projects if companies import a particular product from […]