Pope Francis warned Thursday that planet earth would not forgive the abuse of its resources for profit, urging the world’s leaders to rein in their greed and help the hungry — or risk a doomsday scenario in which nature would exact revenge. “God always forgives, but the earth does not,” the Argentine pope told the […]
The Lynden Pioneer Museum in Washington state features exhibits on life in Victorian times, the area's natural resources, and the Pacific Theater of World War II. The latter display has gotten the museum in trouble with a new gun law approved by Washington voters in the recent election. Show More Summary
This week, the world celebrates a natural resource that provides food for billions and employment opportunities for over 50 million people worldwide -- fisheries.
It seems like anything can get Cliffs' shares to pop or drop more than 10% these days.
Exchange-traded funds full of heavy-metals miners are sinking today after Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) said it might need to bite the bullet and close down a key project. The SPDR Metals & Mining ETF (XME) drops 3.4% as Cliffs drops 14%. Kevin Kingsbury reports for Dow Jones Newswires that Cliffs’ new management team said it [...]
Hey, you got potatoes in my cosmetics! There's a time in every potato's life when it reaches a crossroads. In one direction, it becomes a french fry or mashed potato. In the other, it goes to a factory, where it's ground and divided into starch, fiber, and protein (the latter of which can be further broken down into amino acids). Show More Summary
By Brandon Chase, Fellow at the Clean Energy Leadership Institute Wind turbines and solar panels both use natural resources to produce clean, renewable energy. However, the intermittency of these energy sources (i.e. speed and availability...Show More Summary
Appeals to quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) in medical resource allocation decisions are naturally supported by a broadly utilitarian view of the role of health institutions, i.e. as having the purpose of improving social welfare (via health improvement) as much as possible. Show More Summary
Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management is also amongst the funds obliged to disclose its long equity positions by the end of each quarter, although it principally manages Mr. Cohen’s personal wealth. Between July 1 and September 30, inclusive, the fund started 220 new positions, increased its stakes in another 183, and sold out of 285 […]
Quebec is looking to update its 10-year energy plan, with a new wind energy policy being a vital part of it, according to supporters. Montreal Gazette noted that Pierre Arcand, Quebec’s Natural Resources and Energy Minister, is reopening consultations on a new ten-year energy plan. Show More Summary
For the past few months, the CLA Government Library and Information Management Professionals Network, part of the Canadian Library Association (CLA), has been publishing 13 Questions With..., a series on its website that profiles a member...Show More Summary
Pioneer Natural Resources CEO Scott Sheffield speaks out about OPEC’s real agenda for pushing down oil prices.
Even in a bad market, Cliffs Natural Resources needs to spend money to keep the business going; is it spending enough?