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Global energy events are changing the course of the ESG movement in the US

Energy has always been a powerful driver of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) movement, due to the universal impact of global warming. Over the last several weeks, there have been a number of energy and environmental events that could dramatically impact the course of the ESG movement here in the U.S.

From the climate activist side, Seth Borenstein from the Associate Press reported on the ramifications of the first melting of ice shelf in East Antarctica – an area long thought to be stable and outside the reach of current global warming. In the article, University of Minnesota ice scientist Peter Neff shares his worry that previous assumptions about East Antarctica’s stability may not be correct. Read more…