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Burning Coal, Burning Cash
Business  (tags: coal, economy, energy, environment, global warming, health )

Julie
- 2149 days ago - ucsusa.org
Burning coal causes serious harm to public health, the global climate, and the overall environment. Indeed, coal plants are the nation's largest source of carbon dioxide, the main cause of global warming.
Insurance Companies Face Increased Risks From Global Warming
Business  (tags: business, global warming, climate change, insurance companies, business risks, costs of global warming, corporate, consumers, dishonesty, economy, news, money, politics, society, usa, environment, ethics )

Cal
- 1552 days ago - e360.yale.edu
If the damages related to climate change mount in the coming decades, insurance companies may face the prospect of paying larger disaster claims and being dragged into global warming lawsuits. But many firms, especially in the U.S., have barely begun to c
Gore Says "Changing Light Bulbs" Not Enough
Business  (tags: economy, business, climate change, global warming, politics, recession )

Cal
- 3103 days ago - enn.com
Climate campaigner Al Gore urged world policymakers on Thursday to change laws "not just light bulbs" in tackling global warming, and a UN official said world market turmoil must not be allowed to delay action.
Faced With Running Out Of Water, Coca-Cola Decides Climate Change Is Real
Business  (tags: Coca-Cola, business, corporate, global warming, money, society, world, environment )

Carrie
- 910 days ago - nytimes.com
Coca-Cola has always been more focused on its economic bottom line than on global warming, but when the company lost a lucrative operating license in India because of a serious water shortage there in 2004, things began to change.
Myopic ExxonMobil Is Ignoring the Planet's Future - Rockefeller Clan Takes Action
Business  (tags: ExxonMobil, world's biggest oil company, Standard Oil, Rockefeller family, feisty, press conference, resolutions, shareholders, global warming, taskforce, greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy, policy changes )

LucyKalei
- 3002 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Unusually public step, StandardOil-empire dynasty've set out 4 shareholder resolutions calling for an independent chairman; a taskforce to study global warming; reduction in Exxon's gas emissions; & renewable energy policy. 85% clan members support change
Big Oil's Astronomical Hand-Out: Fossil Fuels Receive $5.3 Trillion in Global Subsidies Each Year
Business  (tags: Oil and Gas, fossil fuels, greenhouse-gas emissions, Climate Change, Global Warming, Subsidies, Sustainability News )

Judy
- 430 days ago - salon.com
If fossil fuels are "cheap" -- or even affordable -- it's only because the world's governments are subsidizing the true cost of their impacts.
Exxon's Oil Industry Peers Knew About Climate Dangers in the 1970s, Too
Business  (tags: American Petroleum Institute, Exxon, major oil companies, global warming, heat trapping emissions, task force on CO2, Global Climate Coalition, GCC )

Judy
- 213 days ago - insideclimatenews.org
Members of an American Petroleum Institute task force on CO2 included scientists from nearly every major oil company, including Exxon, Texaco and Shell.
Most Would Pay Higher Bills to Help Climate: Poll
Business  (tags: environment, global warming, business )

Cal
- 3183 days ago - enn.com
Millions of people around the world are willing to make personal sacrifices, including paying higher bills, to help redress climate change, a global survey said on Monday.
Make Black Friday Green, By Keeping the Trees in Mind This Year
Business  (tags: books, consumers, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, Rainforests )

Julie
- 2071 days ago - ran.org
Rainforest Action Network wants to help consumers make better choices about the books they buy. A report and consumer guide finds that publishers of popular kids' books are using paper linked to Indonesian rainforest destruction and global warming.
For Poor Alaskan Village, Oil Could Change Everything
Business  (tags: Wainwright, Alaska, oil, Royal Dutch Shell, global warming, way of life will change, traditional Eskimo People, extreme poverty, Olgoonik Corporation, AK Native Claims Settlement Act of 1973 )

Judy
- 1388 days ago - globalpost.com
Their small village is about to be taken over by big oil. This traditional Eskimo community stands to make a fortune, but at what cost?
Addressing Global Warming Is An Economic Necessity
Business  (tags: business, economy, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, money, oil, tar sands, oil sands, Suzuki. Harper, Abbott, Canada, energy, climate change, global warming, environment, politics, oil )

Michael
- 742 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
Those who don't outright deny the existence of human-caused global warming often argue we can't or shouldn't do anything about it because it would be too costly.
Book--The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems
Business  (tags: Green, Green Collar, global warming, americans, business, economy, energy, environment, finance, labor, money, SustainableDevelopment, society, technology, usa )

Laurel
- 2851 days ago - amazon.com
Today it's clear: We need to fix America's economy and solve the global warming crisis at the same time. This book illustrates how we can invent and invest our way out of the pollution-based "grey economy" and into the healthy new "green economy."
German Farmers Cultivate Ways to Fight Global Warming
Business  (tags: global warming, farmer, climate change, green, industry, harmony, nature )

Klarabell
- 3107 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The image of a farmer in harmony with nature has long prevented a hard look at the sector's contribution to climate change, notably when farming is compared with much more visibly polluting activities such as the chemical and steel industries and their ic
   

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