How shareholders are pushing big banks for climate action

It is difficult to live without banks. But having an account often ties our money to the conveyor belt of global finance and its effects on the climate. Take Citigroup, which owns Citibank, for example. Market research firm YouGov ranks Citibank Among the most popular banks in the United States. It’s also the world’s second-largest […]

FDA Takes Action to Ban the Sale of Menthol Cigarettes

Public health advocates have long sought a menthol ban. When the landmark Tobacco Control Act passed in 2009, which gave the FDA authority to regulate tobacco products, menthol was exempted from tobacco flavorings to be banned. Exceptional rank public health groups and a cadre of former US cabinet health secretaries who have recorded 47,000 Black […]

Protesters Gather in the White House, Demand Action for Climate

WASHINGTON — Environmental activists, distraught by the government’s slow strides on climate change, gathered outside the White House on Saturday afternoon to urge President Biden and Congress to swiftly pass a climate bill that has been stalled in the Senate since December. The demonstration at the White House was one of dozens of “Fight for […]

Biden takes action to encourage domestic mining for electricity

President Biden launched the Defense Production Act on Thursday to accelerate local mining of critical minerals needed to manufacture electric vehicle batteries. The White House said the move would reduce its dependence on the United States. Chinese and other authoritarian regimes while planning to move away from gas-powered vehicles. “We need to adopt all the […]

Live Ukraine Updates: Biden Takes Action To Suspend Normal Trade With Russia

LOS ANGELES — Last fall, a young Russian couple, Iuliia Shuvalova and Sergei Ignatev, sold their car and borrowed money for a vacation at a resort on Mexico’s Riviera Maya. But they were not going on vacation. And they did not intend to return to Russia. When the couple arrived in Cancun, they bought a […]

Elizabeth Warren urges DOJ and SEC to initiate criminal, civil action

Senator Elizabeth Warren wants the Biden administration to open criminal and civil investigations into this matter. Facebook allegedly misleading customers about the reach of their ads. The Massachusetts Democrat wrote Thursday to Attorney General Merrick Garland and chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler, to determine whether to open investigations. Facebookreorganized as […]

Youth Demand Action, Accountability as Protesters rally at COP26

Alejandra Kopaitic, 33, a Chilean graduate student studying the environment and climate change at the University of Manchester in England, came to Glasgow with her husband to join the march. It wants governments and companies to make more urgent commitments to find solutions. “We can do a lot from home, but that’s not enough: We […]

Queen Elizabeth Calls for Climate Action in COP26 Video

Queen Elizabeth IIThose who did not attend the climate summit but did not remain silent because of health concerns urged world leaders on Monday to rise above their current political differences and demonstrate true statesmanship for the good of the planet. Inside video message The 95-year-old monarch said at the COP26 meeting in Glasgow that […]

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Radical’ Action at COP26 Climate Summit

Warning global leaders that time is running out to address climate change, Pope Francis urged them on Friday to make “radical decisions” that “will provide effective responses to the current ecological crisis” when they meet at the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow. . In a recorded message for “Thought of the Day”, a morning […]