Economy & Business

Bucking Trump, Cities, States and Companies Commit to Paris Accord

"Representatives of American cities, states and companies are preparing to submit a plan to the United Nations pledging to meet the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions targets under the Paris climate accord, despite President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the agreement."

Source: NY Times, 06/02/2017

Exxon Shareholders Approve Climate Impact Report In Win For Activists

"Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday approved a proposal calling for the company to disclose the impact of compliance with global climate change guidelines on its business, an issue central to probes by two state attorneys general."

Source: Reuters, 06/01/2017

"Interior: Records, Watchdogs Raise Questions On Zinke's Ethics Deal"

"When Montana Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke was nominated to lead the Interior Department, he signed an ethics agreement promising to resign 'upon confirmation' from leadership posts in three organizations with financial ties to him and his family."

Source: Greenwire, 05/26/2017


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