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Increasing the price of carbon is the most efficient and powerful method of combating global warming and reducing air pollution, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund.

Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced on Wednesday an environmental justice plan to defend low-income and minority communities against pollution, contamination and extreme weather events that are exacerbated by climate change.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced an emergency executive action to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in the state, amid a surge of vaping-related illnesses and deaths across the country.

2020 presidential contenders including Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke on Sunday called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in The New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University.

Shares of power producer PG&E were up 10% Friday after the company said it has reached an $11 billion settlement agreement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires.

The Trump administration on Wednesday announced that it will roll back requirements for more energy efficient light bulbs, a set of rules that could lead to increased green house gas emissions that accelerate global warming.

The Trump administration announced plans on Thursday to weaken regulation on climate-changing methane emissions.

U.S. farmers lost one of their biggest customers this week after China officially cancelled all purchases of U.S. agricultural products, a retaliatory move following President Donald Trump’s pledge to slap 10% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese imports.

President Donald Trump’s decision to levy a 10% tariff on another $300 billion of imports from China will not impact Adidas shoe prices for consumers, the company’s CEO Kasper Rorsted said.

Weeks after the first of two 737 Max crashes, American Airlines pilots angrily pushed Boeing to fix the anti-stall software suspected in the deadly disasters.

Shares of Dow component 3M tumbled Thursday after the manufacturing giant reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, cut its 2019 earnings forecast and announced plans to lay off 2,000 workers.

Blackstone CEO and Chairman Stephen Schwarzman on Thursday outlined what he called a “Marshall Plan” for the middle class to address increasing income inequality in America.

President Donald Trump said Monday that Boeing should “fix” and “rebrand” its popular 737 Max after the jet’s anti-stall software was implicated in two fatal crashes that killed 346 people since October.

Southwest Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 Max jet from its schedule through Aug. 5, a key summer travel period. It’s unclear how many Southwest flights will be cancelled as a result.

The world’s No. 2 casino operator, Wynn Resorts, terminated deal talks on Tuesday with Australia’s Crown Resort after Wynn’s $7.1 billion takeover offer was leaked.