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Climate change in a financial crisis, too

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Bloomberg Some might take comfort in the idea that losses will be spread over many decades, providing ample time to adjust. By Graham Steele& Gregg Gelzinis The people who oversee America’s financial system seem to think that climate change isn’t their problem... More »

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To tackle climate change, the heat is on

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Bloomberg As renewables get cheaper and more reliable, we can begin to swap green hydrogen in for blue hydrogen based on cost, performance and carbon footprint. Climate change has become big news recently—and rightly so. Scientists have delivered important rep... More »

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The upside to Facebook’s Libra disaster

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Bloomberg If Facebook really wants to bring financial services to the “unbanked,” it should try doing it on a smaller scale than these companies’ presence promised By Leonid Bershidsky It is just as well that big companies that process and facilitate payments ... More »

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What’s on the table in Brexit talks

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Bloomberg For someone who won the Conservative leadership on a promise of leaving on October 31, “no ifs or buts,” having to ask for a delay is an unappetising prospect No news can be good news sometimes. The logic of past Brexit negotiations suggests that the... More »

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Surviving shocks: Markets are in the hands of politicians

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Bloomberg The trade war between the US and China has led to a decline in global trade and business confidence. Last month’s drop in long-term Treasury yields spooked many market watchers who fear recession and another prolonged period of sluggish economic grow... More »

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Time to unlock the Brexit relief fund

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Bloomberg For all the negative aspects and costs of tearing up the terms of trade between Britain and its top trading partner, Europe should do likewise and prepare its own relief funds If the UK parliament can’t clean up the Brexit mess, it might be time for ... More »

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How Brexit blew up Britain’s constitution

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Bloomberg Johnson’s chief argument to more moderate voters in an election would be that he’s closing in on a compromise agreement with the EU that would be destroyed if Brussels believes parliament can stop no deal anyhow. After weeks of poking and jabbing, Bo... More »