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Electric vehicle manufacturing currently faces an “embedded carbon” challenge, says Jefferies’ Simon Powell. “To gain the environmental dividend that governments are looking for, users are going to have to keep them longer, drive them further than they may have done with a conventional internal combustion energy vehicle,” Powell, head of global thematic research at the
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In this article URBN ANF AEO A shopper wearing a protective mask walks past a sale sign at an American Eagle Outfitters Inc. clothing store at Westfield San Francisco Centre in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, June 18, 2020. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images American Eagle Outfitters reported Wednesday fiscal first-quarter earnings
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Economic forecasts predicting the potential impact of climate change have grossly underestimated the reality and delayed global recovery efforts by decades, according to a leading professor. Mainstream economists “deliberately and completely” ignored scientific data and instead “made up their own numbers” to suit their market models, Steve Keen, a fellow at University College London’s Institute
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In this photo illustration, a message saying “COVID-19 PCR test result has been verified, of Travel Pass app mobile application by IATA (International Air Transport Association) seen displayed on a smartphone screen in front of IATA logo. Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Italy, Iceland, Greece and Spain now allow or are opening their
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Tinder has encouraged users to go on ‘virtual’ dates during the coronavirus pandemic. Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Along with asking about your perfect day or favorite vacation spot, popular dating apps like Tinder, Hinge, Bumble and Plenty of Fish will be asking members whether want to share whether they’ve been vaccinated against Covid-19.
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Vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans have different attitudes about the idea of traveling this spring, according to the findings from a marketing technology company. And they’re not different in the way you might assume. With travel bookings surging, data from New York-based Zeta Global indicates that unvaccinated Americans appear more comfortable traveling — and to more
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In this article MCD Chris Kempczinski, McDonald’s, speaks during a press conference in New York, November 17, 2016. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters McDonald’s shareholders approved reelecting all of the company’s board members during its annual meeting based on preliminary results. McDonald’s stock was recently trading up more than 1% on Thursday. The fast-food giant was
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In this article KSS Vehicles sit parked in front of a Kohl’s department store in Ashland, Ky. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Kohl’s on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings and sales that topped analysts’ estimates, and raised its outlook for the full year. Chief Executive Michelle Gass said momentum built throughout the quarter, especially
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Robert Kramer, CEO, Emergent BioSolutions Scott Mlyn | CNBC The FDA is holding over 100 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine doses for further testing after the agency found multiple safety violations at the plant — run by Emergent BioSolutions — that was helping make the shots, Emergent CEO Robert Kramer told lawmakers Wednesday. The
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After being the epicenter of a devastating second wave, India’s wealthiest state is already taking steps to prepare for a possible third wave, according to its tourism and environment minister. The western state of Maharashtra, home to India’s financial capital Mumbai, has so far reported more than 5.4 million cases, including over 82,000 deaths from
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In this article WMT People talk outside a Wal-Mart Pickup-Grocery store in Bentonville, Arkansas. Rick Wilking | Reuters Walmart is set to report its fiscal first-quarter earnings before the bell on Tuesday. Here’s what Wall Street is expecting, according to Refinitiv consensus estimates: Earnings per share: $1.21 Revenue: $131.97 billion The discounter’s results will show
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Waiving intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines will not help to address the global supply shortage, the co-founder of a Massachusetts-based biopharmaceutical company told CNBC. The push for patent waivers is “political theater” and does not inherently allow others to create safe and effective vaccines, which are already very difficult to make, said Jake Becraft,
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