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Major Investors Pressure Exxon to Set CO2 Reduction Targets

Major Investors Pressure Exxon to Set CO2 Reduction Targets

The world’s largest oil company is being pressured by major shareholders to take action on climate change. Institutional investors with an estimated $1.9 trillion under management, led by the New York State Common Retirement Fund (NYSCRF) and the Church Commissioners of England (CCE), filed a shareholder resolution calling on ExxonMobil to set targets for lowering […]

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    365+ Businesses Call on Trump to Support Paris Climate Agreement

    365+ Businesses Call on Trump to Support Paris Climate Agreement

    More than 365 businesses and investors, from more than a dozen Fortune 500 firms to small, family-owned businesses across more than 35 states, sent a strong message today to President Barack Obama, President-elect Donald Trump and other elected U.S. and global leaders, reaffirming their support for the historic Paris climate agreement and the need to […]

    How Fracking Impacts Water-Stressed Regions

    How Fracking Impacts Water-Stressed Regions

    By Meg Wilcox Just north of Denver lies Colorado’s most productive agricultural region, Weld County. Its rolling hills, grasslands and South Platte River system provide fertile ground for dairy cows, beef cattle, corn, sugar beets and forage crops. But Weld County also sits on top of the Niobrara (DJ Basin) shale formation and that makes […]

    Landmark Climate Change Conference Starts Today

    Landmark Climate Change Conference Starts Today

    [EcoWatch will be interviewing many of the speakers today at this event. Click here to watch our Facebook Live videos.] A landmark climate change conference starts today in Oberlin, Ohio. The conference will bringing together many of the world’s leading thinkers, political figures, economists, investors, philanthropists, business leaders, educators and public intellectuals to discuss the […]

    30 Largest Electric Utilities Ranked on Advances in Renewable Energy and Efficiency

    30 Largest Electric Utilities Ranked on Advances in Renewable Energy and Efficiency

    A new analysis released today by Ceres shows that many of the nation’s largest electric utilities and their local subsidiaries are moving toward lower carbon fuel sources and that ambitious state policies and strong corporate demand for renewable energy are key drivers of this trend. The 2016 Benchmarking Utility Clean Energy analysis ranks the 30 […]