The European Commission launches consultations to discuss how to ensure that every worker in the EU is protected by adequate minimum wages

Week of 13 January 2020 The European Commission launches consultations to discuss how to ensure that every worker in the EU is protected by adequate minimum wages The European Commission is looking to collect “views on the possible direction of an EU action to ensure that every worker in the Union is protected by adequate … Continue reading The European Commission launches consultations to discuss how to ensure that every worker in the EU is protected by adequate minimum wages

The last decade was the hottest decade ever, and years 2016 and 2019 were the warmest years on record, according to NASA and NOAA

Week of 13 January 2020 The last decade was the hottest decade ever, and years 2016 and 2019 were the warmest years on record, according to NASA and NOAA NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) found that the average global temperature is now more than 1 … Continue reading The last decade was the hottest decade ever, and years 2016 and 2019 were the warmest years on record, according to NASA and NOAA

Climate risk will re-shape finance, according to the world’s largest asset manager BlackRock

Week of 13 January 2020 Climate risk will re-shape finance, according to the world’s largest asset manager BlackRock Larry Fink, founder and CEO of BlackRock (the world’s largest asset manager with close to $7 trillion in investments) is pushing companies to consider their carbon footprints. He announced that BlackRock would exit investments that “present a … Continue reading Climate risk will re-shape finance, according to the world’s largest asset manager BlackRock