UN's Mark Carney says 'enormous' stranded assets show the need for a rapid energy transition

Speaking at CNBC's Sustainable Future Forum, Mark Carney, the former governor of the Bank of England, said it was essential to "retool the plumbing" of financial markets so that every financial decision can take climate change into account. This includes steering lending away from fossil fuels and toward renewable energy alternatives. "We need to mainstream this transition to net zero […]

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CDC approves Moderna and J&J Covid vaccine boosters, allowing people to mix-and-match shots

An influential CDC advisory committee on Thursday unanimously recommended boosters of Moderna's and Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccines. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky embraced the panel's recommendations, clearing the shots for immediate distribution. More than 39 million Moderna recipients and nearly 13 million J&J recipients may be eligible for a booster dose as early as Friday. In this article MRNA […]

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SAG-AFTRA Convention Approves Dues Hike For High-Earning Members

EXCLUSIVE: Dues payable by SAG-AFTRA’s high-earning members will be going up over the next two years, per a resolution passed at the union’s recently-concluded 5th biennial convention. The dues hike will be achieved by increasing the maximum earnings on which members pay their percentage of work dues. The dues cap on work earnings, which has not been raised since the […]

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Buying a home is a goal for many Americans. How this bank is helping members of low- and moderate-income communities achieve that

Bank of America is working to help people become first-time homeowners through an initiative targeting low- and moderate-income communities. To date, the company has helped 29,000 homeowners buy homes and has given out $270 million in grants. Here's why one executive says aspiring homeowners should still get ready for that big goal now in spite of a hot housing market. […]

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