International

"Monsanto, Angling For Global Pesticide Dominance, Woos Syngenta"

"Selling seeds and pesticides used to be a sleepy, slow-moving business. That was, until about 20 years ago, when the chemical company Monsanto introduced genetically modified crops and started buying up seed companies. Ever since, companies in this industry have been maneuvering like hungry fish in a pond, occasionally dining on pieces of each other, hoping to survive through size and speed."

Source: NPR, 06/12/2015

"Global CO2 Pricing Seen Unlikely To Be Big Part of Paris Climate Deal"

"A global carbon emissions pricing system pushed by top energy companies is unlikely to be a big part of any United Nations' deal to curb global warming, some experts say, because many countries have little faith in such cross-border initiatives."

Source: Reuters, 06/04/2015

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