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Shell Begins Divestment From Canadian Oil Sands

Royal Dutch Shell says it’s making the switch — or working on it, at least. Last week the company sold a large portion of its Alberta oil sands investment. And it also plans to tie executive bonuses to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We take a closer look.

Confidential Memo: Dakota Access LLC Knowingly Dismissed Standing Rock Impacts

A confidential memo released by the courts spells out how the Army Corps of Engineers came to believe the Dakota Access Pipeline project wouldn’t adversely affect the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. It’s a masterful piece of writing and a worrisome example of how environmental justice issues can be disregarded.

Is Trump the Tipping Point for Ethical Investing?

You may have voted against U.S. President Donald Trump, protested his policies, and ranted to your friends. Yet most of us are financing him and his agenda. Ironically, as more people realize this, Trump’s election may go down in history as the tipping point for the mainstreaming of ethical investing.

The Coming Boomer Generation Bailout Crisis

Think the Wall Street bailout was painful? Soon that may seem like the good old days as America pays for the boomer generation’s retirement and poor health, argues 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth.

American Wind Power Achieves a Major Milestone

A regional electricity provider just set a record for the North American wind sector, with a regional operator in America’s heartland generating over 50 percent of its power from wind on Feb. 12.

Coal Country Will Suffer Job Losses Despite Trump’s Promises

Coal will enjoy a slight increase in production over the next two years, but the industry will still suffer a net loss in jobs, according to industry experts and energy market projections. These market realities may spell bad news for the Trump administration, which won big in Appalachia by promising a resurgence in the local coal sector.