Labor Department Shuns Trump-Era ‘Anti-ESG’ Measures

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 20:20:39 +0000

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The Biden administration has reversed a controversial Trump-era rule that barred plan fiduciaries from considering climate change and other environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors when choosing retirement investments and exercising shareholder rights, such as proxy voting.  A final rule issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) on Nov. 22 removes restrictions issued in two […]

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Labor Department Shuns Trump-Era ‘Anti-ESG’ Measures

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 20:20:39 +0000

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The Biden administration has reversed a controversial Trump-era rule that barred plan fiduciaries from considering climate change and other environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors when choosing retirement investments and exercising shareholder rights, such as proxy voting.  A final rule issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) on Nov. 22 removes restrictions issued in two […]

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DOE Grants First-Round Civil Nuclear Credit Award—$1.1B—to Diablo Canyon 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 16:12:24 +0000

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) first round of funding from its $6 billion Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) Program is poised to go to Diablo Canyon Power Plant, California’s only operational nuclear plant. Pacific Gas & Electric  (PG&E), Diablo Canyon’s owner, could receive up to $1.1 billion in credits to extend the 2.2-GW plant’s operation for […]

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Food Security & Solutions At COP27

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 19:30:27 +0000

COP27For the first time ever, formal discussions took place at the annual climate convention about food security. The consensus is that, in order to produce healthy, nutritious, sustainable, and resilient food, it’s imperative to diversify the way we produce our food.

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Limitless Possibilities…For Energy Storage, Of Course

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 16:33:34 +0000

energy storage Limitless Chris HemsworthThe new Chris Hemsworth project “Limitless” is the perfect antidote to climate doomerism (with bonus energy storage angle, of course).

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Siemens Energy Seals Deal for Hydrogen-Ready Coal-to-Gas Switch

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 19:45:42 +0000

European energy giant EnBW will pilot switching a 114-year-old coal-fired waste incineration and district heating power plant in Stuttgart-Münster, Germany, to gas-fired technology while ensuring the regionally significant plant will be ready to combust hydrogen “as quickly and completely” as possible. Siemens Energy on Nov. 17 sealed an agreement with the utility for an overall […]

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Puerto Rico & The Quest For Sustainability, Part 1

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 18:45:29 +0000

Puerto RicoFood security threatens many regions around the world. Puerto Rico’s decades of dependence on outside food imports has impacted the health and resilience of this island commonwealth.

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Fish Friendly Hydro: Natel Energy Is Proving It’s Possible

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 00:46:18 +0000

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Hydropower projects frequently face resistance from environmental groups for a variety of reasons. One of the more common objections to hydro is the high turbine-induced mortality of fish. The passage of fish through hydroelectric turbines can quickly prove fatal—a danger that increases with the size of the fish. Furthermore, if several hydropower plants are located […]

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Reality vs Hype In Commercial Aviation: Miquel Ros Interviews Michael Barnard

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 16:00:54 +0000

Southern white rhinoceros courtesy of the US Fish and Wildlife ServiceEngineers working on hydrogen, evtols, UAM, vertiports, hypersonic passenger planes, and synthetic fuels, I’m sorry your babies are ugly.

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