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Do carbon offsets really work? It depends on the details

14 hours ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by WIRED and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last week, JetBlue announced it will offset its 15 billion to 17...
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Sustainable capitalism requires 'outside-the-box' thinking and systemic change, panelists say at WEF in Davos

Sustainable capitalism requires 'outside-the-box' thinking and systemic change, panelists say at WEF in Davos

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Economists need to change their base-case to one that necessitates a push for environmental, social, and governance factors, Hiromichi Mizuno, chief investment officer for...
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A new permanent pensions commission is needed to solve 'unfinished business' of reform

A new permanent pensions commission is needed to solve 'unfinished business' of reform

7 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Pensions Minister Guy Opperman and shadow pensions minister Jack Dromey have called for for a new independent 'arms-length' government body in a think-tank report.
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French cinema chases the blues by Richard Mowe - 2020-01-17 11:57:55

French cinema chases the blues by Richard Mowe - 2020-01-17 11:57:55

7 days ago   |   Eye For Film

Juliette Binoche at the opening of the 22nd Rendezvous with French Cinema: 'Laugh as much as you can' ongoing social unrest around pensions and other pressing matters the...
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Verily just presented for the first time at JPMorgan's big health conference. Here's how the CEO of Alphabet's life sciences firm laid out the unusual business to top investors

Verily just presented for the first time at JPMorgan's big health conference. Here's how the CEO of Alphabet's life sciences firm laid out the unusual business to top investors

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Verily, the life-sciences arm of Google's parent company Alphabet, just presented at the biggest healthcare conference of the year. Verily has its hands in projects spanning...
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A gauge of stock-market euphoria is surging past the highs it reached before the 2008 financial crisis - and it's convinced one Wall Street bull that a meltdown is near

A gauge of stock-market euphoria is surging past the highs it reached before the 2008 financial crisis - and it's convinced one Wall Street bull that a meltdown is near

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

A gauge of the bullish stock-market wagers made by institutional investors like pension funds and insurance companies has exceeded the highs it reached before the 2008...
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Update call over probe into death of pensioner at Aberdeen market

16 days ago   |   Evening Express

Frank Finnie, 80, lay undiscovered at Aberdeen Market for two days in June 2018.
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Barclays urged by shareholder group to end oil and gas investment

17 days ago   |   Energy Voice

Barclays must put a stop to the 17 billion dollars a year it sends to finance fossil fuel companies and stop funding coal mines and controversial tar sands exploration, a group...
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UK retirees' spending rockets as younger people spend less

22 days ago   |   The Guardian

Barriers to older people shopping and working holds economy back, say researchers Spending sprees by retirees are adding billions to the UK economy, researchers have found...
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A fund manager who just had an enormous year says WeWork and Uber could be signaling a market bubble that threatens Americans' ability to retire

A fund manager who just had an enormous year says WeWork and Uber could be signaling a market bubble that threatens Americans' ability to retire

24 days ago   |   Business Insider

Chip Reed, who manages one of the most successful mutual funds of 2019, says he's concerned that bubble is developing in the private equity market. Reed says the struggles of...
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Thousands of pubs will see £1,000 slashed off business rates in reforms...

Thousands of pubs will see £1,000 slashed off business rates in reforms aimed at saving High Street 

Chancellor Sajid Javid said that as many as 18,000 small boozers would benefit from the new 'pubs relief', which will be introduced from April. Read more ...

Joe Rogan's endorsement of Bernie Sanders shows he can appeal to the voters...

Joe Rogan's endorsement of Bernie Sanders shows he can appeal to the voters necessary to beat Trump

Sen. Bernie Sanders was endorsed by comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan this week. Sanders embraced the endorsement, which immediately led to criticism from progressives who... Read more ...

Rebecca Long-Bailey receives major campaign boost with Unite backing

Rebecca Long-Bailey receives major campaign boost with Unite backing

Rebecca Long-Bailey needs the backing of one more Labour affiliate to secure a place on the ballot paper Rebecca Long-Bailey's bid to become the next Labour leader received a... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders is embracing an endorsement from Joe Rogan, who's getting...

Bernie Sanders is embracing an endorsement from Joe Rogan, who's getting blasted for his past sexist and racist comments

Joe Rogan said on his podcast that he plans to vote for Bernie Sanders in this year's Democratic primary elections. Sanders has embraced Rogan's support, turning it into an... Read more ...

Man Utd put Odion Ighalo and Islam Slimani on shock transfer list as...

Man Utd put Odion Ighalo and Islam Slimani on shock transfer list as desperation increases

Manchester United are in the hunt for a striker in the transfer market. Read more ...

Taylor Swift: Miss Americana - first look review

Taylor Swift: Miss Americana - first look review

With 15 years in the business, seven albums under her belt and an estimated net worth of $360 million, it's impossible to deny Taylor Swift's work ethic - though plenty have... Read more ...

Stunning home which is always on TV in host of ads could be yours for £1.15...

Stunning home which is always on TV in host of ads could be yours for £1.15 million

A STUNNING home which features in TV ads and films has gone on the market for £1.15 million. You may recognise the stylish home from it's multiple appearances on screen - and... Read more ...

The Chinese city of Wuhan was a breeding ground for an outbreak, experts...

The Chinese city of Wuhan was a breeding ground for an outbreak, experts say. The coronavirus has infected more than 800 people

A coronavirus outbreak has killed 25 people and infected more than 830 in China. It has spread to eight other countries , including the US. The virus originated in Wuhan, a... Read more ...

George Soros says President Trump is conspiring with Facebook to get reelected

George Soros says President Trump is conspiring with Facebook to get reelected

Well-known liberal billionaire George Soros said he believes Facebook will work with Trump to get the president re-elected, as first reported by Bloomberg . Speaking at Davos... Read more ...

The 'Doomsday Clock' has jumped closer to midnight than ever as nuclear...

The 'Doomsday Clock' has jumped closer to midnight than ever as nuclear weapons and climate disasters turn the world into a 'pressure cooker'

The Doomsday Clock is now 100 seconds to midnight, closer than ever in its 73-year history. The researchers behind the clock cited increasing tensions between nuclear-armed... Read more ...