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Milestones in the reshaping of Deutsche Bank

- Deutsche Bank is expected to unveil a major strategy revamp in the coming days that could separate its retail and investment banking businesses, setting a fresh course in the 145-year history of Germany's biggest lender.

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Renewable energy surge revives Europe's power trade

17 Apr 2015

FRANKFURT/LONDON - The rise of renewable energy is delivering a boost to Europe's declining power market as traders get busy in short term deals to juggle unpredictable supplies of wind and solar.

India tea-sellers become unlikely heroes battling indoor air pollution

17 Apr 2015

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Armed with clean energy biomass stoves, tea-sellers in India's western city of Nashik are becoming unlikely heroes in the country's battle against indoor air pollution by not only using the wood-fuelled stoves for their trade but also selling them.

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Big U.S. investors push SEC for oil industry to detail risks of climate change

17 Apr 2015

WILLISTON, N.D. - Calpers, the largest American public pension fund, and nearly 60 other institutional investors will ask the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday to require oil and natural gas companies to publish detailed analysis of the risks posed by climate change to their business models.

Company bosses pledge emission cuts, call for strong Paris climate deal

16 Apr 2015

LONDON - Bosses from more than forty global companies called on negotiators to agree a United Nations climate change deal in Paris in December and pledged to make their own emission cuts, they said in an open letter published on Thursday.

U.S. judges raise doubts about early challenge to EPA carbon rules

16 Apr 2015

WASHINGTON - In the first legal test of the Obama administration's plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, two of three federal judges hearing a challenge to the regulations on Thursday expressed skepticism about weighing in before they are formally adopted.

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