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Weather warning: EXTREME weather ‘cost world economy £230 BILLION’ – Express.co.uk


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Weather warning: EXTREME weather 'cost world economy £230 BILLION'
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EXTREME weather including monsoons, hurricanes, floods and landslides cost the world's economy almost £230billion last year – and 2018 is threatening to be just as bad, meteorological experts have said. By Ciaran McGrath. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 09:00

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Tesla [TSLA] Short Sellers Have Lost $1 Billion In 2018

Tesla [NASDAQ: TSLA] has been confounding Wall Street’s naysayers for years, and 2018 has not departed from that trend. According to Schaeffer’s Investment Research, “Tesla stock was trading near its highest levels since late October earlier — topping out at $ 349 — after JPM reported on the company’s private investor meeting at the Detroit Auto Show. The brokerage firm said TSLA’s head of investment relations indicated Model 3 production will reach 1,000 cars per week this month — an increase from fourth-quarter numbers, with the recent bottleneck issues resolved.” [Update: Tesla stock is currently at $

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EV Battery Giant CATL Planning $2 Billion IPO To Fund Expansion, Including New 24 GWh Manufacturing Plant

The China-based electric vehicle battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) is now planning a $ 2 billion IPO to be completed by the end of June 2018, with the funds to be used to accelerate the company’s expansion plans
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HSBC Pledges $100 Billion Through 2025 To Combat Climate Change

Global financial services company HSBC has announced that it will provide $ 100 billion in sustainable financing and investment by 2025 in an effort to combat climate change and support sustainable growth in its local communities. 
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Extreme Weather Caused $129 Billion Of Economic Losses Globally Last Year [Infographic] – Forbes


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Extreme Weather Caused $ 129 Billion Of Economic Losses Globally Last Year [Infographic]
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The research also found that weather-related disasters are becoming more frequent with an average of 306 events attributable to extreme weather occurring every year between 2007 and 2016. Mainly storms and floods, that average represents a 46 percent …
$ 129 bn in extreme weather losses last year: climate reportPhys.Org
From heat stress to malnutrition, climate change is already making us sickThe Verge
How Climate Change Is Already Affecting Health, Spreading DiseaseNPR
thejournal.ie –CNN –The Lancet –The Lancet
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Outdated UK Onshore Wind Policy Could Cost £1 Billion

uk wind power onshoreAn unwritten UK Government promise of “no subsidies” for onshore wind is blocking potential development of the cheapest form of new electricity generation and could end up costing more than £1 billion over the next four to five years relative to other technologies. 

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Extreme weather has already cost the US $350 billion — and climate change is going to add to the bill – The Verge


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Extreme weather has already cost the US $ 350 billion — and climate change is going to add to the bill
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Extreme weather events like hurricanes and wildfires have already cost the US more than $ 350 billion over the last decade, and climate change is only going to make things worse, according to a new government report released today. The study by the …
Extreme Weather, Climate Change Costing Taxpayers Billions …NBCNews.com
Extreme Weather Has Cost US Taxpayers $ 350 BillionDaily Beast
Severe weather has cost the US government $ 350 billion since 2007 — and climate change could make it much worseBusiness Insider
The Weather Channel –Los Angeles Times –MIT Technology Review –New York Times
all 67 news articles »

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Fossil Fuel Industry Has Cost USA $240 Billion A Year Over Last Decade Via Air Pollution & Extreme Weather, Study … – CleanTechnica


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Fossil Fuel Industry Has Cost USA $ 240 Billion A Year Over Last Decade Via Air Pollution & Extreme Weather, Study …
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The fossil fuel industry has cost the US around $ 240 billion a year over the last decade through the effects of extreme weather and air pollution, according to a new study from the non-profit Universal Ecological Fund. That's $ 240 billion per year

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Bosch Going Forward With $1.1 Billion Facility For Self-Driving Vehicle Semiconductors

The prominent auto industry supply firm Bosch is planning to invest ~$ 1.1 billion into a new facility to manufacture semiconductors for use in self-driving vehicles, “smart city” infrastructure, and “smart homes.”

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Exxon and others sign over $50 billion in Saudi deals on sidelines of Trump’s trip

Exxon said the Gulf initiative will include 11 major chemical, refining, lubricant and liquefied natural gas projects, which has been been made possible “by the abundance of low-cost U.S. natural gas” due to fracking. The Saudis will help build one of …
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