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Chinese Companies Lag Far Behind in Climate Risk Disclosure

A report on the current state of climate risk disclosures among the largest companies in China and the United States found that Chinese companies lag significantly behind their global peers in the S&P 500 in climate risk disclosures and need …

Most Important Climate Pledges Aren’t the Splashy Ones

It’s Climate Week in New York, which brings with it a raft of announcements from companies outlining their new decarbonization targets and clean investment strategies. Some of the declarations are hefty, like Walmart Inc.’s plan to reach zero emissions across …

Lenders With the Best Climate Data Will Be in a Position to Discriminate: Viewpoint

We now live in a world where climate gentrification exists: People and institutions are starting to assess and appraise properties based on their susceptibility to climate impacts. The idea was largely hypothetical as recently as 2016, but over the past …

How Exxon’s Climate Change Trial Ended Up Being About Numbers

Climate change protesters outside a Manhattan courthouse this week expressed overwhelming support for New York’s landmark securities fraud lawsuit against Exxon Mobil, even if they weren’t entirely sure what the case was actually about. Several participants at a rally on …

Exxon, New York AG Face Off Over Climate Change Accounting

A lawyer for New York’s attorney general on Tuesday told a state judge Exxon Mobil Corp. used two sets of books to hide the true cost of climate change regulations from investors, while an attorney for the oil major assailed …

You Should Be Able to Buy Stock in This Climate-Friendly Beer

Beer and coffee make nice bookends. One before the other can put you in the right frame of mind – I usually like coffee before beer, but whichever comes first all depends on what frame you want to be in. …