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Longtime market bull Phil Orlando is bracing for a rough stretch because Wall Street has reached a critical “inflection point.” The Federated Hermes chief equity market strategist is blaming the risk dynamic. Not only does Orlando see hotter-than-expected inflation and the Covid-19 delta variant as glaring issues, he’s also worried about uncertainty surrounding monetary and fiscal
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Summer makes me nostalgic for seafood. As a kid, our annual family vacation to Croatia was my favorite time of the year. I spent my days snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, strolling through quaint markets and eating lots of seafood.  But those days are long gone. Seafood hasn’t been part of
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An employee with Ipsun Solar installs solar panels on the roof of the Peace Lutheran Church in Alexandria, Virginia on May 17, 2021. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Ramping up investment in policies and technologies to tackle climate change could play a significant role in the global economy’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Date/Time: August 12, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) With buildings accounting for 36 percent of emissions globally, there is no path to achieve climate goals without addressing energy consumption in buildings. The good news is tools are emerging to support organizations slash emissions through digitization and automation within their commercial and industrial spaces. These
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Electrifying delivery vehicles is no longer a race predominantly amongst startups. In the past year, big-name OEMs have revealed plans for an entire lineup of new battery-electric commercial vehicles — ranging from Ford’s unveiling of the 2022 E-Transit to Mercedes-Benz’s announcement that eSprinter is heading to the U.S. market. As for General Motors, there has
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In looking across the broad array of business, environmental, social, technological and political topics that cross my screen and engage me in daily conversation, there is a temptation to allocate a growing share of mind for pessimism. Post-pandemic disruptions, plummeting biodiversity, rising carbon dioxide concentrations, corporate executives largely ignorant of how to integrate sustainability into
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Week in Review (3:45) FEATURES Vanilla, the flavor of the month (13:00) Ensuring sustainable vanilla may be both harder and easier than you think. Interview highlights with Don Seville, co-director of the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative. The net-zero journey (20:05) There’s a right way and a wrong way to get reach this ambition. VERGE Net Zero conference chair Jim
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud speaks via video link during a virtual emergency meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC countries, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 9, 2020. Saudi Press Agency | Reuters OPEC and its non-OPEC allies reached a deal Sunday to phase
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Investors may want to keep the antacid nearby. Long-term market bull Tony Dwyer sees near-term turbulence in connection with his “summer of indigestion” call. So, he’s encouraging investors to resist making any big moves right now. “We’ve had one heck of a run. It’s been an excessive run in the indices,” the Canaccord Genuity chief
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Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | Getty Images The planet’s demand for electricity is set for a strong rebound this year and next after dropping by approximately 1% in 2020, according to a new publication from the International Energy Agency. Released Thursday, the IEA’s Electricity Market Report forecasts that global electricity demand will jump by
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We are in the middle of the biggest commitment to a green future. Companies and countries all over the world are committing to net-zero goals and pledges to the SDGs; diversity, equity and inclusion goals; human rights — the list goes on. Fewer have set science-based targets, as those targets come with a bit more
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The plastic waste problem gets plenty of attention, and for good reason: If we continue mismanaging this material as usual, there could be 7.7 gigatons of the stuff cluttering landfills, waterways and oceans, or being incinerated by 2040. Just as stunning: Plastic isn’t the fastest growing waste stream the world needs to deal with.  According
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Public procurement has played an essential role in bringing climate technologies such as wind and solar from niche to mainstream. It also could be key to scaling the plant-based ecosystem, lowering the carbon footprint of food production. Schools might be the public infrastructure soon kicking off this development.  Environmental groups such as Friends of the
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Utilities could be the underrated beneficiaries of a U.S. infrastructure overhaul, one CEO says. With Washington lawmakers working to make the Biden administration’s $579 billion infrastructure spending framework a reality, the year’s worst-performing sector could be in for a rebound, Reaves Asset Management CEO Jay Rhame told CNBC’s “ETF Edge” this week. Two major tailwinds
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Sina Schuldt | picture alliance | Getty Images Three major transportation firms are set to work with one another on the development of a European charging network for “battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches.”  In a joint announcement earlier this week, Volvo, Daimler Truck and the Traton Group said they had signed a non-binding agreement related to
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Crowds, clouds, collaborators and competitors: Digital ecosystems are uniting disparate participants to target bigger and better outcomes. While the ability of ecosystems to enhance value creation and amplify impact is well-regarded in business, their potential to drive public good is quickly coming into focus. This is because digital ecosystems promote greater comprehension, better-coordinated responses and appropriately
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OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo (L), Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman (C) and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak (R) attend an Opec-JMMC meeting in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi on September 12, 2019. KARIM SAHIB | AFP via Getty Images LONDON — Oil producer group OPEC has been plunged into crisis,
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud speaks via video link during a virtual emergency meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC countries, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 9, 2020. Saudi Press Agency | Reuters LONDON — Oil producer group OPEC will resume talks on Monday
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