Economy & Business

"Climate Change Takes Center Stage At Exxon, Chevron Annual Meetings"

"Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp will face their toughest-ever push by shareholders concerned about a warming world at annual meetings on Wednesday, as the Paris accord to tackle climate change ratchets up investor pressure on two of the world's largest oil companies."

Source: Reuters, 05/24/2016

"Yosemite National Park, Brought To You By Starbucks?"

"A Coca-Cola Visitor Center will still be off-limits, but an auditorium at Yosemite National Park named after Coke will now be permitted. Naming rights to roads are not up for grabs, but visitors could tour Bryce Canyon in a bus wrapped in the Michelin Man."

Source: Wash Post, 05/10/2016

CA Coastal Commission Pushed Scientists To Change Views On Big Project

"The future of the Newport Banning Ranch site, where developers want to build a hotel and hundreds of homes, now rests with the California Coastal Commission — which is engaged in its own struggle for identity."

Source: LA Times, 05/09/2016

"EPA Chief Says Carbon Rule Not Killing Coal Country"

"The top U.S. environmental regulator said Friday that federal rules to curb power plant pollution are not the cause of the economic decline of coal country after presidential candidates confronted anger on the campaign trail this week from laid-off West Virginia miners."

Source: Reuters, 05/09/2016


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