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Bankrupt economics: Links for June 2019


Winds of change: Boardroom adaptation

Atlantic   The Hidden Subsidy of Fossil Fuels

Axios   Moody's developing new rating system to assess companies' "carbon risks"

Axios   New CEO push on climate-change policy

Axios   The big corporate shift on climate change

BBC   Climate emergency: Who you gonna call?

Bloomberg   BP Investors Back Climate-Change Proposal Amid Activist Pressure

Canberra Times   Brace for impact - climate change litigation is fast approaching

Climate Home News   Venice floods show Europe needs sustainable finance to avoid disaster

E&E News   Walmart acted on warming. Here's how it made money, too

E&E News   Walmart has thousands of suppliers. It's slashing their CO2

Eco-Business   Three ways businesses can lead the transition to a low carbon economy

Economist   A Shakespearean guide to how firms tackle climate change

Grand Forks Herald   In oil-rich North Dakota, alternative energy advocates tout job growth

Guardian   Anger as Church of Scotland decides not to divest from fossil fuels

Guardian   Australia to achieve 50% renewables by 2030 without government intervention, analysis finds

Guardian   World’s biggest investor accused of dragging feet on climate crisis

New Republic   Corporate America Is Terrified of the Green New Deal

Reuters   Column: Australia's shock election shows killing coal mining is no sure thing

Reuters   Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond

Reuters   Japan firms set up consortium to enhance climate-related financial disclosure

Science Alert   One Oil Company Expertly Predicted This Week's CO2 Milestone Almost 40 Years Ago

Telegraph [UK]   Asset managers could become the energy supermajors of the future

Vice   Jeff Bezos Is a Post-Earth Capitalist

Vox   8,000 Amazon employees asked the company to do more on climate change. Shareholders just said no.

Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews   Challenges to the sustainability of climate services in Europe

WRI   How the International Monetary Fund Is Waking Up to the Financial Risks of the Climate Crisis

Photo Attributions


Bankrupt economics: Photo by: Eddy Van 3000

Vengeful externalities: Photo by: USDA NRCS Montana

Winds of change: Photo by: Marco Verch Professional Photographer and Speaker

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