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New York City wants oil companies to pay for climate change

New York City has become the first major U.S. city to divest its pension funds from all fossil fuel investments. The City also filed a lawsuit against five large oil companies for contributing to climate change......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 12th, 2018

New York steps up legal fight against ExxonMobil

Mayor Bill de Blasio sued five oil companies on Wednesday, seeking to hold them responsible for present and future damages to the city from climate change......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2018

New York City sues Shell, ExxonMobil and other oil companies over climate change

But one oil company spokesman called the suit “factually and legally meritless.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2018

Oil Companies Must Pay New York City For Climate Change Impact, Lawsuit Says

The world's biggest oil companies must reimburse New York City for billions of dollars in repairs and planning to combat climate change partly caused by the fossil-fuel-burning companies, a new lawsuit charged Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 10th, 2018

The Latest: Oil companies dispute climate lawsuit claims

The Latest on New York City's actions on oil investments, and lawsuit against oil companies over climate change (all times local): 11:55 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 10th, 2018

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change

New York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming, on the same day officials announced they will sell off billions in fossil-fuel investments from the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 10th, 2018

Oil giants sued by NYC over climate change allegations

New York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming, on the same day officials announced they will sell off billions in fossil fuel investments from the city's pension funds......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 10th, 2018

The city should consider biogas buses

To the editor: Align, the alliance of New York community and labor organizations, is right to call climate change one of the most urgent threats facing New Yorkers and to flag the need for the new... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 1st, 2018

New York City Is Suing Big Oil Over Climate Change

A lawsuit claims they knew what they were doing to the planet. The New York City government is attempting to shift the costs of bracing the city for climate change onto the world’s five largest publicly traded o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2018

De Blasio Divests NYC’s Pension Funds

The divestment movement has come to the east coast. On Wednesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced that his administration was stepping up to lead the fight against climate change. In a speech on Wednesday, De Blasio [&#.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 10th, 2018

New York City sues Shell, ExxonMobil, and other oil majors over climate change

But one oil company spokesman called the suit “factually and legally meritless.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 10th, 2018

New York City to Exxon: Pay up for climate change costs

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Category: topSource: moneyJan 10th, 2018

NYC taking steps to divest pension funds of fossil fuels

New York City officials are citing climate change as their motivation to join a growing number of entities divesting themselves of financial interest in fossil fuels......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 10th, 2018

No more excuses for the city"s biggest energy hogs

A recently leaked federal report on climate change made clear that unless the world unites to drastically cut back carbon emissions, the Earth will continue to warm. For New York City to be part of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 23rd, 2017

Kushner Companies Has Been Subpoenaed as Part of a Probe Into False Housing Paperwork

AP reported the company routinely filed false paperwork about its buildings with New York City (NEW YORK) — The Kushner Cos. confirmed Thursday it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associa.....»»

Category: topSource: time3 hr. 11 min. ago

City"s real estate industry must lead way on climate—and it is

When most people think about climate change, and the necessary work of reducing carbon emissions, they think of major technological transformations, like transitioning to renewable energy and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 17th, 2018

Here"s what will fix public housing

Never change a winning game; always change a losing one. Tennis legend Bill Tilden's famous quote is apropos of the New York City Housing Authority, which has been failing for decades and only... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 17th, 2018

This country may have just killed its oil industry

New Zealand is clamping down on the ability of companies to search for new oil and gas reserves off its coast in an effort to combat climate change......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2018

Phoenix pushed for more shade, trees as activists worry about climate change, heat deaths

A push is on for the city of Phoenix to become a lot more aggressive in creating additional shade and increase the tree canopy in the sun-drenched and increasingly warm desert. And two business owners are leading the charge. Dwayne Allen — co-o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

Internships reward employers and students, but too many miss out

New York City can be a great place for young people looking to jump-start their career through an internship that opens doors into exciting fields and top companies. But all too often... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 3rd, 2018

New York just became the first state to try to help people dodge a big change in the new GOP tax law — and it could backfire

Drew Angerer/Getty Images New York passed a budget that included two tax workarounds to avoid a feature of the Republican tax law. One change would allow companies to shift some taxes from income taxes to payroll taxes. The other would set up a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 2nd, 2018