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  • Trump will not boost economy by only protectionism: Royal DSM CEO

    Royal DSM CEO Feike Sijbesma speaks about trade policy from the U.S. and China.

  • The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is shown Oct. 24, 2014, in Philadelphia.

    PES told employees on Sunday it would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, pinning its financial difficulties on renewable fuel laws.

  • VIENNA, Jan 22- Austria is planning to sue the European Commission for allowing Hungary to expand its Paks atomic plant, it said on Monday, not viewing nuclear energy as the way to combat climate change or as being in the common European interest. The country, which shares a border with Hungary, prides itself on supporting environmentally sound energy.

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— A spokeswoman for Germany's transport ministry says Volkswagen's Audi brand is being told to recall 127,000 cars diesel cars that reduce emissions controls when not being tested. Ministry spokeswoman Svenja Friedrich said that the motor transport agency had found that Audi diesel engines designed to meet the latest Euro 6 emissions...

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 22- MerQbiz, an online marketplace for recycled paper, is teaming up with U.S. logistics giant C.H. Robinson as a Chinese ban on imports of scrap paper pushes the fragmented industry to become more efficient. MerQbiz, a joint venture of German engineering group Voith and Boston Consultancy Group, matches up buyers and sellers of recovered paper, an...

  • Weyerhaeuser harvests timber on the Louisiana land in question and is backed in the case by business groups including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The frog, found only in four locations in southern Mississippi, also previously inhabited Louisiana and Alabama. The U.S. government identified the Louisiana land partly owned by Weyerhaeuser, which is based in...

  • Weyerhaeuser harvests timber on the Louisiana land in question and is backed in the case by business groups including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The frog, found only in four locations in southern Mississippi, also previously inhabited Louisiana and Alabama. The Fish and Wildlife Service's critical habitat designation covered the tract of 1,544 acres of...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Jan 22- It's getting to the time of year when a seasonal decline in thermal coal prices in Asia is to be expected as winter's demand peak passes- but so far the power station fuel is defying gravity. The price of spot cargoes of thermal coal from Australia's Newcastle port, a regional benchmark, ended at $108.75 a tonne on Jan. 19, within touching...

  • OSLO, Jan 22- Many companies are looking past quarterly results to discover long-term economic opportunities in U.N. goals to end poverty and protect the planet, the head of an international business commission has said. Mark Malloch-Brown's Business and Sustainable Development Commission has contacted 1,500 CEOs over two years to persuade them that...

  • The president of the World Economic Forum (WEF) has urged Donald Trump to collaborate with other countries, just days ahead of an expected appearance by the U.S. president at the economic conference in Davos, Switzerland.

  • World Economic Forum President Borge Brende speaks about President Donald Trump's policies.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Jan 22- It's getting to the time of year when a seasonal decline in thermal coal prices in Asia is to be expected as winter's demand peak passes- but so far the power station fuel is defying gravity. The price of spot cargoes of thermal coal from Australia's Newcastle port, a regional benchmark, ended at $108.75 a tonne on Jan. 19, within touching...

  • PARIS— French activists say they are have started to unblock a road they used to occupy, in a move that eases tensions three days after the government abandoned plans to build a new airport in the west. They warned the French government against potential "expulsions" of people living in the makeshift settlement they built in a vast area around Notre-Dame-...

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 20- India's environment ministry has placed restrictions on the use of imported petroleum coke in the capital Delhi and its surrounding region, in the latest effort to curb rising air pollution. As the world's largest consumer of petcoke, India imports over half its annual petcoke consumption of about 27 million tonnes, mainly from the United...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 20- China will impose "special emissions restrictions" on enterprises in major industrial sectors in northern China later this year, as it bids to ensure its war on pollution continues once a tough winter anti-smog campaign ends in March. To meet politically crucial air quality targets last year, China forced 28 cities in northern China to cut...

  • Jeffrey Ubben

    ValueAct Capital is launching a fund focused on promoting environmental and social goals, according to a letter obtained by CNBC.

  • Unreleased full-year coal employment data from the Mining Health and Safety Administration shows total U.S. coal mining jobs grew by 771 to 54,819 during Trumps first year in office, led by Central Appalachian states like West Virginia, Virginia, and Pennsylvania- where coal companies have opened a handful of new mining areas for shipment overseas.

  • Coca-Cola Co. said it will work with local governments and environmental groups to meet the recycling goals. Greenpeace, which has criticized Coca-Cola before, said the company should focus on reducing the amount of plastic it produces, rather than just recycling more. "We can't recycle our way out of this mess," said Greenpeace campaigner Louise Edge, in a...

  • Pallets of Coke-Cola cans wait to the filled at a Coco-Cola bottling plant on February 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Coca-Cola wants to help collect and recycle a bottle or can for every one that it sells by 2030, the company said Friday.

  • Nike signs contract with Avangrid Renewables, part of the Iberdrola Group.