‘This is the stark reality of climate injustice’: Record Shell profits attract scathing criticism from green groups

Shell has posted the biggest annual profits in the oil and gas giant's 115-year history, this morning revealing it made almost $40bn last year after global oil and gas prices soared following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The record profits - which…

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Aviva awards $38m of funding to help restore Britain’s lost rainforests

Aviva has announced it is providing $38m to the Wildlife Trusts in support of a major programme of restoration of Britain's lost temperate rainforests which is designed to simultaneously tackle the climate and nature crises. Temperate rainforests once stretched across much…

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2023 Business Predictions As AI And Automation Rise In Popularity

Whether you are in manufacturing, retail, marketing, healthcare, or business, artificial intelligence and automation practices are starting to shift the way industries operate. A Deloitte study recently found that over 50% of organizations are planning on incorporating the use of AI…

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Wednesday, February 1. Russia’s War On Ukraine: Daily News And Information From Ukraine

Dispatches from Ukraine. Day 343. As Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues and the war rages on, reliable sources of information are critical. Forbes gathers information and provides updates on the situation. In its fight against corruption, Ukraine’s government is investigating high-profile…

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Wednesday, February 1. Russia’s War On Ukraine: Daily News And Information From Ukraine

Dispatches from Ukraine. Day 343. As Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues and the war rages on, reliable sources of information are critical. Forbes gathers information and provides updates on the situation. In its fight against corruption, Ukraine’s government is investigating high-profile…

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Family Of Man Killed By Rittenhouse Can Sue Him For Wrongful Death, Judge Rules

ToplineA federal judge ruled Wednesday the family of a 26-year-old man Kyle Rittenhouse killed during tense protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in 2020 can sue him and city officials for wrongful death, even though Rittenhouse was found not guilty of murder in…

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Family Of Man Killed By Rittenhouse Can Sue Him For Wrongful Death, Judge Rules

ToplineA federal judge ruled Wednesday the family of a 26-year-old man Kyle Rittenhouse killed during tense protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in 2020 can sue him and city officials for wrongful death, even though Rittenhouse was found not guilty of murder in…

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Report: ESG investment funds swell in numbers despite disclosure failures

The number of ESG investment funds securing Article 8 classification under European sustainable finance disclosure regulations has more than doubled in the past year, despite concerns over a lack of robust environmental reporting, new research has found. In its annual environmental…

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‘Core environmental standards’: Government urged to strengthen trade deal conditions

The government has today been urged to introduce 'core environmental standards' that would apply to all UK food imports and underpin all post-Brexit trading agreements. The proposals, put together in a new paper from WWF and the Institute of Development Studies…

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‘They have the local knowledge’: Institute for Government calls for mayors to be given more control over net zero policy

The UK government's top-down approach to net zero policy is holding back locally-elected mayors from accelerating crucial steps to decarbonise regional economies, such as retrofitting homes, promoting...

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Debt Ceiling Showdown: McCarthy And Biden Had ‘Very Good Discussion,’ Speaker Says—But No Deal Yet

ToplineHouse Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Wednesday he had a productive meeting with President Joe Biden about raising the debt ceiling, telling reporters he believes he “can find common ground” with the president as part of an agreement to raise the…

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