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Vella lays out Abela’s priorities on the road to climate neutrality and equality

The President of the Republic of Malta officially inaugurated the country’s 14th legislature since 1964, as outgoing and new MPs took their seats today. George Vella addressed the House, which also welcomed 12 additional female MPs co-opted under a gender quota system, outlining the Abela administration’s priorities for the next …

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New Jersey single-use plastic bag ban begins May 4

It will be much easier than you think. It won’t matter, we can all survive without a plastic bag. Although it may take some getting used to, banning plastic bags is a good idea. Before you get angry, listen to me… Why is banning plastic bags a good idea? This …

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Florida rating agency wary as DeSantis signs Disney Bill, put on negative watch Action News Jax

TALLAHASEE, Fla. — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill to dissolve Disney’s tax district, which granted Walt Disney World unique self-governing powers for 55 years, even as a ratings agency leading bondholder warned investors against the proposed changes. . Bill SB 4-C is designed to target the Reedy Creek …

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This week at the General Assembly

Monday, April 25, 2022 12 p.m.; State House Library THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF RHODE ISLAND TO HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE WITH RIGOP PRESIDENT SUE CIENKI AND SENATE MINORITY WHIP JESSICA DE LA CRUZ On Monday, April 25, the Rhode Island Republican Party (RIGOP) will hold a press conference with Jessica …

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Energy and Environment – Biden Officials Target Transportation Emissions

A new federal program is spending more than $6 billion on reducing transportation emissions, the EPA plans to reduce gas plant emissions, and the General Services Administration announces an emissions milestone. It’s the night of energy and the environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment …

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Tesla asks judge to delay race discrimination trial

“This is do not in regards to the economy. It is for the moral Well“, Musk said. But that sentiment has critics — and those include Twitter employees. Musk first sparked concern when he revealed he had acquired a large stake in Twitter, and then again when he was about …

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Irish people bend over backwards to welcome refugees despite cost of living crisis

Most of the volunteers welcoming new arrivals at Palyanytsya Gate fled Ukraine after the invasion. Alina Krytska, 29, a tax official from Kyiv, volunteers every day to distract herself from worrying about her family and her boyfriend back home. She arrived from Poland only on March 9, after a three-day …

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Macron goes green to attract red voters – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Emmanuel Macron hopes a green kingpin will help him secure a second term as French president by rounding up environmentally-conscious voters who backed left-wing candidates in the first round of elections. It’s a sign of his spotty record in power that the candidate …

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Discusses Digitization of U.S. Economy; US digital asset regulation should be ‘tech neutral’ | Troutman pepper

On April 7, in front of American University’s Kogod School of Business Center for Innovation, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen addressed the Biden administration’s upcoming legislative approach to digital assets, as we discussed here, as well as the digitalization of the US economy, which Yellen assessed through the prism of five …

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Petronas de M’sia and TNB keen to produce carbon credits

Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) and other listed Malaysian companies have expressed interest in producing credits for a Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM). THE STAR Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) and other listed Malaysian companies (PLC) have expressed interest in producing credits for the planned Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM). …

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Building a Stronger Flagstaff – Flagstaff Business News

Our path forward is one that will create an even more prosperous and thriving community. Flagstaff has faced many challenges in 2021. Through it all, residents have come together to meet them head on. When wildfires raged near town, our community raked backyard needles, cleared debris for our elderly and …

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Porsche invests RM316.1 million in synthetic eFuel production – to run nearly CO2-neutral ICE cars

Porsche is investing US$75 million (RM316.1 million) in carbon-neutral fuels producer HIF Global for a long-term stake in the holding company, which is internationally active in fueling facility development projects. eFuel production. Porsche has launched production of synthetic fuels, or eFuels with HIF Global, with partners including Siemens Energy and …

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Honda and GM plan to build electric vehicles together by 2027

(This story has been updated with additional information gleaned from a press conference, including the type of vehicle that could be produced, its capabilities and costs, etc.) Honda and General Motors today unveiled a plan to jointly develop a “series” of electric vehicles based on GM’s Ultium battery technology, with …

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What Viktor Orban’s victory in the Hungarian elections means for Putin

HThose forces may be bogged down in Ukraine, but Vladimir Putin got a boost on Sunday. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, the Russian president’s closest friend in the EU and NATO, is on course to win a fourth consecutive term, with more than 80% of the vote counted. Vote counting …

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Vancouver Mayor McEnerny-Ogle details ‘upside potential’ in his State of the City address

The past few years have been marked by economic strains, social unrest and obstacles posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. On a hopeful note, Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle highlighted the city’s recovery and plans for future resilience during the annual State of the City Address. The speech premiered on Clark/Vancouver Television …

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Joe Biden Unveils Details of ‘Historic’ $5.8 Billion Budget – Politics Live | American News

The House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021, uprising on the United States Capitol by extremist supporters of then-President Donald Trump plans to request an interview with Virginia ThomasUnited States Supreme Court Justice’s wife Clarence Thomasaccording to a new report. Vlarence Thomas and his wife Ginni at a Heritage …

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Russia-Ukraine War News: Live Updates

War in Ukraine: what you need to know The last: President Biden landed in Europe for urgent talks starting Thursday with NATO, the Group of Seven and the European Council. As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine reached a month, President Zelensky called for a global protest, urging people around the world …

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OECD publishes commentary on GloBE Pillar 2 rules – observations on selected topics

Global Tax Reform Alert The OECD has published its long-awaited Technical Commentary, accompanied by illustrative examples, explaining the application and practical implementation of the Global Model Anti-Base Erosion (GloBE) Rules under the second pillar, published in December 2021. In the same press release dated March 14, 2022, the OECD launched …

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Gender neutral is the future of product marketing, experts say

Many of us have been taught since we were kids that some things are for girls and some things are for boys. But it wasn’t always so: boys in blue and girls in pink were only gender signifiers just before World War I, and Elizabeth V. Sweet, an assistant professor …

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US and China aides will meet as tensions rise over Russia

WASHINGTON – The United States and China are sending high-level aides to meet in Rome on Monday amid growing tensions between the two countries over the Russian-Ukrainian war and as a US official reports that Russia has asked for the latter days to China military equipment to help support its …

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Prime Minister could ease some of the pain at the pump, says MP Clovechok – Kimberley Daily Bulletin

Columbia River Revelstoke MPP Doug Clovechok says he’s been getting call after call from constituents about the rising price of everything, including gas. And he’s frustrated because he says Prime Minister John Horgan could provide relief to consumers at the pumps, but chooses to do nothing. Petrol prices jumped to …

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Green synergy

SHI YU/CHINA DAILY Four months after former US President Richard Nixon’s historic visit to China in 1972, the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held in Stockholm, marking the emergence of environmental issues on the cooperation agenda. Chinese-American. China and the United States sent delegations to the conference …

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Sanctions against neutrality: the Swiss response to Russia

GENEVA – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has tested Switzerland’s vaunted neutrality – and with it, the country’s traditional role as an international broker and reputation as a haven for the assets of richest and most powerful in Russia. The Swiss executive refrained from announcing unilateral sanctions against Russian interests after …

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The shift of environmental, social, and governance issues in medical device companies

GlobalData believes that prioritizing ESG-focused strategic plans is vital when building a new virtuous cycle. Credit: Deemerwha studio / Shutterstock.com Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues in a post-pandemic world will drive corporate strategies and operational decisions. For example, companies will need to address issues such as social inequality, climate …

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Snapshot: Growth of Private Equity and Alternatives in Guernsey – Commentary

Statistics released from the latest edition of the Guernsey Fund Report by Monterey Insight show that private equity and venture capital funds remain the most popular product of managed funds, together outpacing asset allocations with $388.4 billion. dollars at the end of June 2021, followed by alternative investment, with asset …

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Soaring energy prices pose an existential threat to German businesses

Nearly a quarter of medium-sized German companies fear they will not survive soaring energy prices, a survey by the Federation of German Industries, BDI, revealed on Monday. Industries across Europe have been suffering from soaring energy prices since autumn 2021, when the natural gas crisis sent benchmark European gas prices …

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IOC slammed for letting China play politics at Beijing Games as athletes muzzled

Olympic leaders tried to distance themselves from a Chinese official’s claim that reports of massive human rights abuses in Xinjiang province were just ‘lies’, but said nothing that could really offend their hosts at the Beijing Winter Games. A Chinese foreign ministry official serving as Beijing 2022 spokeswoman, Yan Jiarong, …

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Burgum touts North Dakota’s economic prowess, highlights labor shortage in state of the state address – InForum

FARGO — In his annual State of the State Address, Governor Doug Burgum described North Dakota as a business winner and quality of life leader that has proven resilient to the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 and a historic drought. During the nearly two-hour speech at the Fargo Theater …

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Pakistan will not belong to either side; will maintain relations with all: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during an interaction with former ambassadors and representatives of think tanks in Islamabad, February 13, 2022. — RadioPakistan “The strategic direction of my government is very clear,” Prime Minister Imran said. Several problems arose after the 18th Amendment, the premier said. The prime minister said …

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BP’s record $7.6 billion profit renews calls for windfall tax

BP today followed its hydrocarbon ‘sister’ Shell last week in posting record profits, renewing calls from politicians for a reluctant Chancellor to impose a windfall tax to benefit consumers who will soon face slumps skyrocketing energy bills. The oil giant posted profits for calendar year 2021 of $7.6 billion, a …

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The Fed and climate change

A recent article of Sarah Bloom Raskin, who was recently appointed as the Fed’s chief banking regulator, made these claims: “As its confirmation is seen as a referendum on central bank involvement in climate-related risks, there may be a lot of controversy surrounding it,” said Richard Berner, director of …

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Inflation spike, Wall Street rebound

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of prices that is closely tracked by the Federal Reserve rose 5.8% last year, the biggest increase since 1982, as buoyant consumer spending collided with tight supply chains to drive up costs for food, furniture, appliances and other goods. Friday’s Commerce Department report also said …

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Illegal dumping is a growing problem north of Pasco-Basin City

In the near future, more Franklin County Sheriff’s Department patrols will need to be used for northern Franklin County, west of Mesa, due to the illegal dumping. SHERIFF DEPARTMENT RELEASES PHOTOS OF LATEST OFFENDERS These photos are from a location near West Klamath and Glade Road North. Other locations include …

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Regulator supporting green development

China’s top industry regulator will further support the development of new energy vehicles with a series of measures, as part of the national effort to achieve peak carbon emissions by 2030 and carbon neutrality in China. 2060. Measures include formulating a roadmap for the green development of the automotive industry …

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Filipino Bishop Rebukes Marcos Supporters

The head of the Episcopal Conference of the Philippines has condemned recent claims by supporters of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos that his imposition of martial law was a “golden era” in the country’s history. The claims were made in social media posts as part of a campaign to boost …

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Letters to the Editor: January 15: “There is a cost to the health care system…and it is precisely the unvaccinated who should bear that cost. Taxing the unvaccinated? More other letters to the editor

Quebec Premier François Legault, right, and Quebec Public Health Director Horacio Arruda leave a press conference in Montreal, December 30, 2021.Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press Keep your opinions sharp and informed. Receive the Opinion newsletter. Register today. The unvaccinated Should Unvaxxed be taxed? (Editorial, January 13): “Charging a fee to stay …

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Hanwha Solutions: PV Sector and Industry Conditions Look Optimistic

The author is a KB Securities analyst. He can be contacted at [email protected] – Ed. Maintain BUY, target price of KRW57,000 We maintain BUY and TP of KRW57,000 on Hanwha Solutions. Our investment points are (1) the improvement in photovoltaic results supported by the drop in wafer prices in 2022 …

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It is possible to have a just energy transition | My opinion

Our state finds itself in an unprecedented leadership position in the race to transition to clean energy. We have the opportunity to unveil a model that combines climate justice and economic justice. We can show the rest of the country: This is how we adapt and fight together, with affordable …

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Greenpeace sets up ‘last booth’ in South Korea to highlight climate crisis

1/8 A Greenpeace Korea activist holds a placard Thursday calling for stronger climate policies, including a total phase-out of coal-fired power plants by 2030. Photo by Thomas Maresca / UPI SEOUL, January 6 (UPI) – Greenpeace Korea on Thursday unveiled what it called the “last booth” in downtown Seoul as …

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E-commerce product releases: January 2, 2022

Here is a list of product releases and updates for the end of December from companies that offer services to online merchants. There are updates on next day and zero emissions deliveries, in-app referrals, video content creation, early stage funding, and non-fungible tokens. Got an ecommerce product version? Send an …

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Carbon Capture Dominates Energy Developments in North Dakota in 2021 | State and regional

2021 should be dubbed the Year of Carbon Capture in North Dakota. The technology took a step forward this year when state regulators cleared the state’s first project to capture carbon dioxide from an industrial facility and store emissions underground in the state. Many other projects are underway. The effort …

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COVID and climate change worsen Germany’s financial outlook

One of the first official acts of the new German finance minister, Christian Lindner, was something of a turnaround. Five days after being sworn in, Lindner – the chairman of the neoliberal Free Democrats (FDP) – presented a supplementary budget bill to parliament that a few months earlier, while still …

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The future of work is about people, not technology

A World Economic Forum survey indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for greater adoption and integration of digital technology among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). However, they face many barriers to adopting the technology at a critical time. While 97% of global companies have accelerated technology adoption to …

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TransAlta (TAC) to build 300 MW wind power plant, targets 2 GW target

This story originally appeared on Zacks TransAlta Company TAC has signed two long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the offtake of 100% of power produced from the 300 MW (megawatt) White Rock wind power project in Caddo County. With this project, TAC is moving closer to its clean electricity growth …

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(Korea Herald EDITORIAL December 23)

Bias assistance-Although Moon has sworn political neutrality, the government supports Lee with policies- The Moon administration is actively responding to demands from Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate for the ruling Democratic Party of Korea, while pushing politicians to curry favor with voters. On the surface, the administration says it makes …

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Omicron now accounts for 73% of COVID-19 cases in the United States

NEW YORK (AP) – Omicron has moved ahead of other variants and is now the dominant version of the coronavirus in the United States Federal health officials said on Monday that omicron accounted for about 73% of new infections last week. Figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Who was missing at COP26 and why it’s a problem

Winner of Sustainable Cities: Net-zero Transition Photobioreactor, by Simone Tramonte, taken in Reykjanesbær, Iceland. A photobioreactor at Algalif’s facility in Reykjanesbaer, Iceland, produces sustainable astaxanthin using clean geothermal energy. Presented at the New York Times Climate Hub, Glasgow (2021). by Layla MartinMonday, December 13, 2021 I attended the United Nations …

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Businesses and Republicans Help Shape NC Renewable Energy Policy

The Clean Energy Champions event, held virtually on Tuesday, paid tribute to the work done by GOP companies and lawmakers this year to advance renewable energy in North Carolina. Here, solar panels are featured on the rooftop of 750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at Chapel Hill. Town of Chapel …

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Government, companies to invest 94 trillion won in carbon neutrality: The DONG-A ILBO

The Korean government and private companies have said they will invest 94 trillion won (approximately US $ 79.5 billion) in carbon neutrality in the energy sector by 2025. The government will designate areas that are expected to face a crisis due to carbon neutrality as “special just transition districts” and …

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Kawasaki Heavy aims for domestic carbon neutrality in 2030 with hydrogen, Auto News, ET Auto

Kawasaki aims to transport 225,000 tonnes of liquefied hydrogen from overseas to Japan in 2030 and use 45,000 tonnes in the new hydrogen power plant planned to supply electricity to its domestic sites. TOKYO: Japan-based Kawasaki Heavy Industries on Thursday announced its goal of achieving carbon neutrality at its factories …

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“Dobbs” and the conservative legal movement | Catholic National Register

Anytime former Attorney General Edwin Meese says something about the conservative legal movement in America, it’s time to sit down and listen. One reason is that Meese, who served as Attorney General to President Ronald Reagan from 1985 to 1988, founded this movement four decades ago, with Antonin Scalia, Robert …

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Stasis and rebirth of retreats – Journal

Private pensions are stagnant. There are three simple remedies: a professional body to represent employer sponsored funds (EFs), a national regulator, and a no-liability income solution. The delay in the reform of public pensions should not slow down the reform of private pensions. The two main categories of private pensions …

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PGW emails show involvement in drafting anti-climate targets bill

What the Senate bill would do The City of Philadelphia opposes any pre-emption legislation or efforts to limit its ability to govern. The city council passed a resolution opposing SB 275 in April, and city officials made it clear to PGW that it should not push for the bill. But …

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New financial tool unveiled to help China’s low-carbon development

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) – China has deployed a new financial tool to support the clean and efficient use of coal as part of efforts to advance green and low-carbon development. The country will introduce a targeted loan program with a quota of 200 billion yuan …

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US nuclear industry gets $ 6 billion bailout

The US nuclear power industry has been trying to overcome negative stereotypes since the Three Mile Island plant in Pennsylvania suffered a partial collapse in 1979, but has only fallen out of favor for more than 40 years. This week, it is finally beaming with positivity: In the fine print …

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Russian mobile operator MTS plans to sell tower assets, CEO told Kommersant, Telecom News, ET Telecom

MOSCOW: Russia’s largest mobile operator MTS could sell its tower assets, chief executive Vyacheslav Nikolaev told the Kommersant daily published on Tuesday, following an industry-wide trend of telecom companies to shoot profit from the lucrative power of masts. “The process of separating the assets from the towers into a separate …

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Opinion: Honda exec: Democrats play favorites with their new EV proposal

Of course, some initiatives will be more successful than others in reducing carbon emissions. At Honda, we were delighted to see the Biden administration’s recent proposals for new federal vehicle emissions standards and more electric vehicles (EVs), which he called for in a recently issued executive order. But now Congress …

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Viewpoint: India needs to strengthen its tax administration, while ensuring it receives a larger share of the global tax base

India has joined pressure from administration Joe Biden for a global corporate tax framework – since endorsed by G20 leaders in Rome last weekend – while getting a better deal than some previous members . It has been spared conditionalities on how it should dismantle its digital tax, the equalization …

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Comparison of corporate tax systems in Europe, 2021

On October 17th, we released the International tax competitiveness index 2021, a study that measures and compares the competitiveness and neutrality of the tax systems of the 37 OECD countries. In the coming weeks, we will illustrate the ranking of European OECD countries in each of the five components of …

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Equitable Bank becomes carbon neutral

from Canada Challenger Bank ™ Provides Critical Funding for Darkwoods Forest Conservation TORONTO, November 2, 2021 / CNW / – Equitable Group Inc. (TSX: EQB) (TSX: EQB.PR.C) (“Equitable” or the “Bank”) today announced that it has become carbon neutral in its gas emissions scope 1 and 2 (GHG) greenhouse effect, …

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UK retailers hoping for lower trade rates in 2023 may be disappointed

Retailers in England who are hoping for a significant drop in business rates in 2023 may be disappointed after the government appeared to rule out removing the so-called fiscal neutrality rule in the commercial property tax, experts have warned. In last week’s budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak froze corporate rates in …

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G20 summit 2021: World leaders pledge to achieve carbon neutrality by mid-century at climate summit

ROME – Leaders of the world’s largest economies on Sunday pledged to achieve carbon neutrality “by or around mid-century” as they wrap up a two-day summit that sets the stage for the Conference of Nations United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. According to the final communiqué, the leaders …

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G20: Climate crisis, COVID at the top of the Rome agenda | News | DW

The Group of 20 (G20) major industrialized countries begin a two-day summit in Rome on Saturday with climate action and the COVID-19 pandemic expected to dominate talks. The G20 bloc, which includes Brazil, China, India, Germany and the United States, accounts for over 80% of the world’s gross domestic product, …

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SolRiver Capital announces the acquisition of a 53 MW solar portfolio from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. DENVER, Oct. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – SolRiver Capital, a national solar investment fund, today announced the acquisition of a portfolio of large-scale solar PV projects in the state …

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IOWN Global Forum Finalizes Two Detailed Use Cases to Enable a Smarter, More Resilient, and Connected World

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Cyber-physical systems and AI-integrated communications use cases demonstrate the urgent need to build and deploy a fully photonic network and data-centric infrastructure to augment today’s internet infrastructure WAKEFIELD, Mass …

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Democrats’ plan takes gender-neutral approach to family policies

The first major family policies, at the start of the 20th century, were aimed at protecting mothers, at least some of them. States provided pensions for mothers, primarily for white women whose husbands had succumbed to one of the four Ds: death, disability, drunkenness, or divorce. Black and Hispanic women …

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Anne Hidalgo relaunches her presidential campaign in a pessimistic environment for the French left | International

With an intention to vote bordering on insignificance a month and a half after the launch of her campaign, the socialist Anne Hidalgo needed a boost to get her pulse back in the still long race for the French presidency. The platform was the investiture congress of the Socialist Party …

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Should Maine and EST make daylight saving time permanent?

A few times a year we do this fun thing where we mess with our time and move our clocks back and forth. Time is arbitrary and the numbers are not real. In March and November, when we do this dance, a debate arises as to whether we should even …

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EY announces it has obtained carbon negative status

EY is one of the first professional services organizations to achieve carbon negativity, says carbon neutrality is not enough EY becomes carbon negative by reducing absolute emissions and offsetting and removing more carbon than it emits The EY organization has gone carbon negative, a major and significant step towards achieving …

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North Dakota Leaders Approve First Carbon Storage Project in ‘Historic’ Milestone

The approval of Red Trail Energy by the North Dakota Industrial Commission marks a first step in the state’s mission to establish itself as a national leader in carbon capture and storage, a technology that has grown in popularity. momentum in recent years as a means of countering the emissions …

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Road tax return as drivers go electric?

Photo: ROB CURRIE. (31864975) Road user charges are currently being investigated by the government as one of the “economic levers” that could be presented for consultation in the next legislature. The proposed government plan states that these royalties “would replace lost revenue from future diminishing fuel tax returns as the …

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Bioceres Crop (BIOX) gains 0.61% to close at $ 13.29 on October 15

Today, Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp Inc (NASDAQ: BIOX) stock was up $ 0.08, an increase of 0.61%. Bioceres Crop opened at $ 13.42 before trading between $ 13.42 and $ 13.21 throughout Friday’s session. The activity saw Bioceres Crop’s market capitalization increase to $ 534,184,427 on 3,805 stocks, below their …

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Turkey’s auto industry switches to electric vehicles as EU tightens CO2 rules

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s auto industry is stepping up efforts to keep pace with the global transition to electric vehicles as the European Union, its main overseas market, tightens restrictions on gasoline cars. Ford Motor’s joint venture in Turkey plans to spend € 2 billion ($ 2.3 billion) to start production …

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Does the agreement on the NC energy bill mean the next state budget agreement?

North Carolina Democratic Governor Roy Cooper, right, and lawmakers gathered on March 10, 2021 for a joint press conference on a school reopening deal. On the same day, a bill was introduced in the House to restrict the powers of the governor during the state of emergency. Juli Leonard [email protected]

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North Carolina General Assembly Update – October 2021 # 2 | Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Kilpatrick Townsend’s government relations team represents a variety of clients across many industries and at all levels of government, with a focus on the North Carolina General Assembly. Below is an update on CN General Assembly activity this week. Welcome, Fritz Vaughan The North Carolina Government Relations team is proud …

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Taxes and more taxes to make Lee’s vision a reality

Lee Jae-myung, flagship of the ruling Democratic Party in next year’s presidential election, hopes to establish several new taxes, which would support his basic income plan. And even if his universal benefit policy would weigh on the country’s fiscal management – a subsidy of at least 1 million won ($ …

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Biden’s Broadband Boondooggle – WSJ

A cell phone tower in rural West Virginia. Photo: Getty Images / iStockphoto The Biden administration’s $ 1,000 billion “infrastructure plan” has sparked controversy, but there’s no question America needs repairs. President Biden’s words resonated when he said “America is 13th in the world for infrastructure.” The bipartite package includes …

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The Home Policy Czar – Reason.com

This is the third in a series of posts on my new book, Contested ground: how to understand the limits of presidential power. The last article dealt with the president’s control over the executive. Today’s article focuses on the president’s control over domestic politics. Almost all of the most controversial …

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Global airlines pledge to ‘net zero’ CO2 emissions by 2050 – EURACTIV.com

Airlines around the world jointly pledged Monday (October 4) to achieve “net zero” carbon emissions by 2050, as the aviation industry steps up efforts to reduce its contribution to global warming. “For aviation, net zero is a daring and daring commitment. But it’s also a necessity, ”Willie Walsh, CEO of …

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The growth of sustainable investment options

THE the integration of environmental, social and governance criteria in stock market portfolios is well established. Investors have a huge choice, with funds focusing on everything from biodiversity and green infrastructure to renewable energy. However, for investors trying to build a diversified portfolio, incorporating areas such as commercial real estate …

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The current complex tax structure makes civilized and informed discourse impossible

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s gown worn at the Met Gala that read “Tax the Rich” sparked both outrage and support. Regardless of where you stand on the issue, it opens up the opportunity for a discussion on taxation. Changes to the tax structure are popular themes during elections and when …

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Reforms could ensure higher growth rates as Vietnamese population ages

Short-cycle tertiary education (SPC) programs, such as technical degrees, tertiary careers, and advanced vocational training programs, can be a very effective tool in times of crisis like the current COVID-19 pandemic, when millions of people across Latin America and the Caribbean need the training and skills they need to urgently …

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The copper bull market is far from over

2021.10.01 Copper has been one of the biggest winners in the commodities market since 2020. Not only is this shiny red-colored industrial metal a vital part of our economic growth, it is also imperative for the global transition to sustainable energy sources. China, the world’s largest consumer, has made reducing …

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Five essential reads of the week

Editor’s Pick I-Connect007: Five Must-Read This Week Once again, like clockwork, controversy erupts. This is such a divisive question, and it seems that no one can be undecided in this debate; each of us must take a stand. All of society, including the media, asks, “Which side are you on? …

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New Kentucky Mail Driver’s License Renewal Option

I’m saying the more we can renew our driver’s licenses the better. I WELCOME A PRACTICAL RENEWAL Last year I would have LOVED the ‘Jetsons’ option … you know, where you push a button, enter all the relevant information and pull out your driver’s license? In November 2020, the day …

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Federal plastics tax is not a good source of revenue

One of the Senate proposals to fund the Build Back Better Act is a federal excise tax on virgin plastics, which are plastics that are neither reprocessed nor recovered. The tax would be $ 0.20 per pound of virgin plastic used to make single-use plastic products. While few details have …

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Youth suicide in New Jersey – warning signs parents can look for

Is your child just a cranky teenager? Or do you have any clues to something much more serious? It’s not always easy to say, but it doesn’t hurt to ask. Youth suicide prevention advocates in New Jersey are urging parents and caregivers not to glance at the significant changes in …

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What Fumio Kishida’s Prime Minister’s Office Means for Japan | Asia | An in-depth look at current events from across the continent | DW

Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) elected 64-year-old Fumio Kishida as its head on Wednesday. On October 4, the parliament elected him Prime Minister of the country. Kishida, who would become the 100th Prime Minister of Japan since the country adopted a cabinet system in 1885, succeeds Yoshihide Suga, who …

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Youth suicide – how New Jersey schools play a role in saving lives

Two fathers who lost their children to suicide are the number one reason New Jersey teachers have been required for years to receive regular training in suicide prevention. Some adults, such as teachers and other school staff, may see your children more than you do on a normal day. This …

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