RSBI: CLIMATE CHANGE

Biden’s climate agenda has a problem: Not enough workers

Jan 11 (Reuters) – U.S. clean energy companies are offering better wages and benefits, bringing in trainers from abroad and considering ideas such as buying roofs and electrical repair shops just to hire their workers as companies try to overcome a labor shortage that threatens to derail President Joe Biden’s climate change agenda. The Cut …

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Powell: Fed needs independence to fight inflation, should avoid social policy

STOCKHOLM, Jan 10 (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s independence from political influence is key to its ability to fight inflation, but requires it to stay clear of issues like that climate change that go beyond its mandate established by Congress, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday. . “Restoring price stability when inflation is high …

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Battery swap boosts electric motorcycle riding in Kenya

Electric motorcycle startups are stepping into Kenya Say battery swapping saves drivers time and money Planning to expand the model to Tanzania and Uganda NAIROBI, Dec 26 (Reuters) – In recent months, clusters of sturdy and brightly colored battery swap stations have popped up around Kenya’s capital Nairobi, allowing electric motorcyclists to swap their battery …

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Exclusive: PepsiCo to roll out 100 Tesla semiconductors in 2023, exec says

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 16 (Reuters) – PepsiCo plans to roll out 100 Tesla heavy-duty tractor-trailers in 2023, when it will start using the electric trucks to make deliveries to customers like Walmart and Kroger, the top manager of the soda maker’s fleet. told Reuters on Friday. PepsiCo Inc (PEP.O), which ordered the big trucks …

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Investigators and cleanup crews begin cleaning up oil pipeline spill in Kansas

WASHINGTON, Kansas, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Emergency crews prepared on Friday to work through the weekend to clean up the largest U.S. crude oil spill in nearly a decade, with workers descending into this farming community as far away as Mississippi. A strong smell of oil wafted through the air, a Reuters witness said, as …

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Musk delivers first Tesla truck, but no updates on production, pricing

Tesla ships first Semi to PepsiCo five years after unveiling it No details on orders or capacity for electric trucks Semi uses existing Tesla cars to come up with a new Supercharger Dec 1 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) chief executive Elon Musk delivered the company’s first heavy-duty tractor-trailer to PepsiCo (PEP.O) on Thursday without …

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Florida pulls $2 billion from BlackRock in biggest anti-ESG divestment

Dec 1 (Reuters) – Florida’s chief financial officer said on Thursday his department would withdraw $2 billion from its assets managed by BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), the largest such divestment by a state opposed to the policies environmental, social and corporate aspects of the asset manager. governance policies (ESG). The move will hardly affect BlackRock’s $8 …

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