Environment

Kemmerer, Wyoming, is a frontier coal town. It was organized in 1897 by coal miners and still employs people in the coal and natural gas industries today. Photo courtesy TerraPower TerraPower, a start-up co-founded by Bill Gates to revolutionize designs for nuclear reactors, has picked Kemmerer, Wyoming, as the preferred location for its first demonstration
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It may be evidence inflation is meaningfully stretching budgets. According to economic forecaster Lakshman Achuthan, Wall Street is ignoring a striking consumer spending slowdown that will translate into an underwhelming holiday season. “There’s still this narrative that the rebound is there,” the Economic Cycle Research Institute co-founder told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. “The hope
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Economist Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo reacts as he testifies before the Senate Finance Committee during his confirmation hearing to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, in Washington, D.C., February 23, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | Reuters U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo told CNBC Tuesday that President Joe Biden was
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A ConocoPhillips refinery in Wilmington, California. Jonathan Alcorn | Bloomberg | Getty Images The world needs to reduce carbon levels, and one way is through a carbon tax, a strategy the U.S. has been debating for decades.    With urgent calls to lower greenhouse gas emissions globally, putting a price on carbon was one of the major points of discussion among world leaders at the COP26 conference in
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Members of the environmental group MilieuDefensie celebrate the verdict of the Dutch environmental organisation’s case against Royal Dutch Shell Plc, outside the Palace of Justice courthouse in The Hague, Netherlands, on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Shell was ordered by a Dutch court to slash its emissions harder and faster than planned, dealing a blow to
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In this article GM F 7203.T-JP VOW3-DE GS Krisztian Bocsi | Bloomberg Creative Photos | Getty Images Swedish battery firm Northvolt said Friday it had produced its first battery cell with what it described as “100% recycled nickel, manganese and cobalt.” In a statement, the Stockholm-headquartered company — which has attracted investment from Goldman Sachs
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A major Wall Street firm is piling into stocks near record highs. Wilmington Trust’s Meghan Shue reveals her firm has one of its largest stock market overweights ever. Shue, who oversees $152 billion in assets, attributes a strong economic backdrop and seasonal tailwinds for the bullish move. “The near-term disruptions and the near-term concerns over
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Investors may see a satisfying ending to 2021. According to Canaccord Genuity’s Tony Dwyer, extreme optimism and strong historical trends should offset overbought conditions in the market. The result: A record finish. “The internals of the market are still pretty sound,” the firm’s chief market strategist told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Monday. The Dow, S&P
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