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Can Obama Become a Force for Sustainable Agriculture?

Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture’s impact on climate change – a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion of his while he was in office. Could sustainable agriculture be part of his post-presidency legacy?

France Moves Forward with 17 GW of Clean Energy Investments

France has announced a large investment in renewable power projects, suggesting the country will start a slow transition away from nuclear power, which has provided the country about three-quarters of its power for decades.

Senate Blocks Trump’s Repeal of Obama ‘Methane Rule’

Not so fast, Senate. Republicans and Democrats joined together on Wednesday to block the repeal of the Obama-era ‘methane rule,’ which impacts oil and gas companies on public and Native American lands. President Trump however, intends to have the last word: He’s instructed the Department of Interior to get out its red pen.

Donald Trump: The Newest Corporate ‘Risk Factor’

Donald Trump has been mentioned in corporate SEC filings several hundred times — suggesting that uncertainty over his policies are driving companies to warn their investors about future stock performance.

Corporate Interests Clash Over Paris Climate Agreement

While dozens of trade groups want U.S. President Donald Trump to keep his promise and withdraw from the Paris agreement, many leading American companies asked the White House to stay with the treaty — insisting it can be a net plus for business.

Europeans Warm To the Idea of a Universal Basic Income

Much of the European Union is cheering the election of Emmanuel Macron as president of France. But problems like automation and unemployment aren’t going anywhere. Could a universal basic income help? One survey shows Europeans are warming up to the idea.

AHCA Is A Disaster For Your Health and Wallet

The bipartisan Congressional Budget Office has yet to analyze the bill. But analyses by the Wall Street Journal, Kaiser Family Foundation and AARP indicate that the AHCA will reduce overall healthcare access while also raising health insurance premiums.