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A flurry of recent statements show widespread climate doubt in the Trump administration

After President Trump withdrew from the Paris climate agreement, journalists repeatedly asked the White House what he thought about climate change — and couldn’t get straight answers.<p>Since then, though, additional statements from Trump and members of his administration have provided additional …

What do young Indians think of Donald Trump?

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet US President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.<p>His visit comes at a time of immense uncertainty and unpredictability in Indian-US relations.<p>Trump's "Buy American, Hire American" executive order, signed in April, overhauled …

Mayors Could Shift Nearly 42 Percent Of U.S. Electricity To Renewables By 2035

The U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is prompting more than 1,400 mayors to make their own pledges.<p>The country’s largest coalition of cities plans to vote this weekend on a pledge to make 100 percent renewable power a top policy priority over the next decade.<p>The resolution by the U.S. …

Although fracturing and surface melting on the Larsen C ice shelf might sound like indicators of climate change, these processes are natural<p>Antarctica boasts a great many superlatives: it is the driest continent, the coldest, the remotest, the windiest and the highest on average. Right now, during …

Global Warming

UN warns 'no progress' on 260 million missing school places

<b>Global pledges to provide education for all young people show little chance of being achieved, according to annual figures from the United Nations.</b><p>There are 264 million young people without access to school, with few signs of progress, says Unesco.<p>Around the world, almost one in 10 children does …

What The Gold Rush In Chinese Football Teaches Us About Globalization

On 4 June 2002, the national football team of the People’s Republic of China took to the field for its first ever match in the FIFA World Cup. For the few thousand Chinese fans in the stadium, and the 500m or so watching at home, the fact the team had made it there at all was considered the …

Global markets lower as oil prices decline

Get Your Kids Coding With Sony’s Clever Building Blocks

Forget everything you think you know about programming: the long hours behind a screen, the lines of code stacking up, all that time spent debugging …

Globalization

How to Maintain Company Culture As Your Business Transforms | Inc.com

<i>By Mikita Mikado,</i> <i>co-founder</i> <i>and CEO of PandaDoc.</i><p>As with life, if you're in business long enough, you're going to face some ups and downs. As a result, your company's culture will likely evolve because of these ebbs and flows -- often in some very unexpected ways. Growth is exciting, especially for …

New solar paint could offer endless supply of clean energy

Researchers at RMIT University in Australia have developed a solar paint that could offer endless supplies of clean energy. The paint captures water …

These Are the Best CEOs in America, According to the People Who Work for Them

It's not easy to please everyone, but these chief executives seem to have found the magic formula.<p>The chief executive officers of the Clorox Co., …

U.S. home refinancing activity climbs to seven-month high: MBA | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. applications to refinance an existing home reached a seven-month peak last week as mortgage rates were unchanged to higher, the Mortgage Bankers Association said on Wednesday.<p>Homes are seen for sale in the northwest area of Portland, Oregon March 20, 2014. Would-be buyers …

How Teladoc Hopes to Tackle a $29 Billion Prize

Teladoc is rapidly expanding its telehealth services to help more patients avoid costly and inconvenient in-office doctor visits.<p><b>Teladoc Inc.</b> …

What Business School Will (and Won't) Teach You About Becoming an Entrepreneur

Is business school worth the cost of tuition?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this episode, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars sits down with Keds CMO Emily Culp to talk about business school. Can it teach you everything you need to know to become a …

Nike, Amazon direct sales partnership could be close: Goldman Sachs

As competition heats up in the sports apparel industry, Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) may be preparing to sell their products directly to consumers through ecommerce giant Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), according to a Goldman Sachs research note released Wednesday.<p>Like most retail companies, Nike has placed an …

Renewables will reign supreme by 2040, latest BNEF report shows

Renewable energy is on track to take over the world, if Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)’s predictions are correct. This month they released their …

How to Help Millennials Overcome Failure | Inc.com

According to a Babson College survey, 41 percent of 25-34-year-old Millennials cited "fear of failure" as their biggest roadblock to starting a business, up from 24 percent in 2001. It would seem that Millennials are searching for safer paths towards success.<p>Millennials are interested in …

Leadership

Dailymotion reboots itself with new premium video service

In an effort to make a fresh start, Dailymotion announced today that it is reinventing its video platform with a narrower focus and a new premium service that features quality over users’ videos.<p>Speaking today at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity , Dailymotion CEO and chairman …

For a private company, Uber is behaving a lot like a public one

One of the most unusual things about the dramatic shakeup at Uber is that it all happened pre-IPO.<p>Sending the co-founder/CEO packing when the downside to his immaturity finally eclipses the upside to his brilliance? Calling in a former attorney general of the United States to investigate the …

Whole Foods' CEO described his deal with Amazon as a 'dream come true,' but investors want more

In a town hall with employees, he gushed about the impending "marriage"— a metaphor he revisited repeatedly — that was announced six weeks after a "blind date" with Amazon that he characterized as "love at first sight."<p>Some Whole Foods investors are decidedly dourer, however, and it appears they …

Saudi Prince’s Elevation Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences in Energy

As the new heir apparent to the throne of Saudi Arabia, Prince Mohammed bin Salman will play an even more influential role in world oil markets at a time when big crude-producing nations are struggling to prop up prices.<p>Prince Mohammed, who was named crown prince on Wednesday, has upended the …

Ford has decided not to send car production to Mexico—but it’s still not staying in the US

Automaker Ford said June 20 it won’t move production of its Focus model from the US to Mexico after all. The company now plans to make the cars in China, and ship them to the US.<p>It’s an eyebrow-raising decision for several reasons. Making the sedan in neighboring Mexico would be more convenient for …

3 Things You Should Know About Influencer Marketing (According To This Industry Pro)

Influencer marketing wasn’t even an industry 5 years ago. That’s what makes it such a fascinating space. It has been one of the most rapidly evolving marketing strategies, and yet in many ways it still flies under the radar in terms of big-brand recognition. There are only a handful of brands and …

Chicago Startup Yello Snags $31M To Help Businesses Treat Job Candidates Like Humans

On a fortuitous flight a few years ago, Jason Weingarten found himself seated near billionaire Fred DeLuca, the late founder of Subway restaurants. Weingarten and his college roommate, Dan Bartfield, were working on a startup that helped universities connect employers with students. “I had a check …

Startups

What Exceptional Managers Know About Delivering Bad News | Inc.com

Delivering bad news is one of the worst aspects of a manager's job. It can be especially difficult when you're delivering bad news to someone who's trying to succeed and grow -- but didn't quite make the grade. Going into the conversation, you know they're going to be disappointed and will have a …

Management

7 Lessons From Building a 6-Figure Business in High School

Success can come remarkably soon if you get an early start.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is always intimidating – and this is especially true when you are young. From coming up with the idea to charging clients for your product, there’s a lot to …

This One Trait Is The Difference Between A Good Hire And A Great Hire | Inc.com

If you ask business leaders what they think are the most important things to look for when hiring someone, you'll get a lot of answers. When I work with companies, I often hear things like "takes initiative", "works well on a team", "great problem solver", "knows the business", "brings experience", …

5 Hidden Social Media Hacks Millennials Can Use to Boost Their Careers

Hello, millennials: Enjoying your avocado toast and unicorn-themed beverages? Millennial life doesn’t have to be known only for fidget spinners and …

5 productivity apps working millennials cannot live without

The millennial generation is all about getting more done in less time. They live and breathe by technology. From smartphones to wearables and what not – technology has intertwined in their life like arteries and veins in their body.<p>This fresh breed of working millennials does not believe in …

PRESENTING: The most important charts in the world from the brightest minds on Wall Street

Once again, we asked dozens of top strategists, economists, and writers for one chart that is top of mind right now. The slideshow includes their verbatim analysis of the trend they picked.<p>All of these charts were submitted by June 16, so some of the data may have evolved since then.<p><i>With assistance</i> …