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Catastrophic Aggression From Fossil Fuel Producers

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

It's hard to see the UN gaining any traction around proposed financial consequences for countries. But there are consequences for investor-owned companies. We know who those companies are, and now we know how much each is to blame.

Michael McAuliff

Republican Senators' Bill Would Help Iran Uranium Mine Partner | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill offered Thursday by Arizona's two senators would aid a company that partners with Iran in an African uranium mine. The bill, t...

'Get Ready for More Climate Change-Induced Hurricanes' -- The Coal Industry

Carl Pope | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

The largest mining company on the planet announced a few days ago that it was making a major investment in replacing one of its coal export facilities in Queensland because the climate-induced increased frequency of hurricanes made it necessary.

There's A New Most Profitable Corporation In The World

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

Gas is in. Chocolate is out. That's the message we're getting from this year's Global 500, the annual list of the world’s biggest companies by sa...

The World's Richest Diamond Mines

24/7 Wall St. | Paul Ausick | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business

The global diamond mining industry may be one of the world’s best-kept secrets. Next to anything else having to do with diamonds, that is. The four ...

Become an Aluminum Scrooge for the World's Rivers

Lori Pottinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lori Pottinger

As you "tent" your turkey and wrap leftovers this holiday season, keep in mind that the aluminum foil you're using has its roots in a dirty industry -- one that deserves a lump of coal in its stocking.

Goldman Sachs Likes Copper and Gold for 2011

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

Load Up On Copper and Gold; The Best Commodity Plays for 2011 My sources report that there's only 4 days copper inventory on the LME and in Shanghai. ...

More Bad Guys, More Investigations

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

With the mergers and acquisitions game heating up, the opportunities to beat the system with inside knowledge of non-publicly announced deals have become much greater.

Potash Is Food Resilience: Should Canada's PotashCorp Be Sold to China?

Sanjay Khanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sanjay Khanna

A Chinese acquisition of PotashCorp could encourage China to overuse potash, a resource that should be managed with utmost care.

South Africa's dirty secret: Eskom and the Medupi power plant

Khadija Sharife | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Khadija Sharife

The Beijing dragon breathes, and as it does - given that China has since become the world's major emitter of carbon dioxide (CO2), overtaking even the...

Rio Rejects BHP Billiton's $147 Billion Hostile Bid

Bloomberg | Brett Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rio Tinto Group, the world's third- largest mining company, rejected a sweetened $147 billion offer from BHP Billiton Ltd. because it ``significantly'...