Best Buy’s, Dick’s E-Commerce Growth Slows After Pandemic-Fueled Surge

Consumers are spending freely on sporting goods and kitchen appliances, but they are doing more of their shopping in stores than they did last year when Covid-19 restrictions upended the holiday shopping season.

EV Makers Look to Wind Down Cobalt

New York Times had a piece discussing the disturbing circumstances around cobalt mining, particularly in Africa. Gizmodo followed with the breathless headline “Cobalt is the New Oil”. Really?I think “Electrons are the new oil” would actually be a better analogy – but never mind.Cobalt is important as a component of Lithium ion Batteries, hence, easy […]

Large Insurers Are Hatching a Plan to Take Down Coal

Thomas Buberl, the chief executive of the French insurance company AXA, wants the industry to stop covering mines and plants.

Musk’s Tax Bill on Stock Options Fell Along With Tesla’s Share Price

While a sliding stock price eases the Tesla CEO’s short-term tax bill, it also limits the deductions that his company is able to take.

La vaquita marina podría ser el próximo animal en extinguirse

Solo quedan unas diez de estas marsopas, pero los científicos dicen que aún hay esperanza. Su destino depende en gran medida del gobierno mexicano.

No routine checkups on welfare of fish at slaughter, officials admit

Campaigners say fish farmed in England, Wales and Scotland face cruelty, with no repercussions for those who fail to meet welfare needs

House Passes the Largest Expenditure on Climate in U.S. History

UK will press governments to stick to climate pledges, says Cop26 president

Alok Sharma says shared goals must be steered to safety by ensuring countries deliver on their promises

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How global warming is impacting our beauty products

Many of our products just aren’t built for the record temperatures we’ve seen this summer and last summer, this winter, and the winter before. But with sweltering heat forecasts to make frequent future appearances, how will brands adapt?