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Bill to Ban Most Paper Receipts in California Fails

SACRAMENTO — Those body-length receipts from retail stores are here to stay. A bill before the California Legislature would have banned paper receipts unless requested by a customer. But a legislative commit...
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Brazil Accepts Planes From Chile to Fight Amazon Fires

PORTO VELHO, Brazil — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said he has accepted four planes from Chile to help fight Amazon fires, and he accused the French president of portraying himself as "the one and only person" concerned about the environment...
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Heating Up: Investors’ Green Targets Go Beyond Big Oil

NEW YORK — It's not just big oil and power companies that investors are pushing to do better on the environment. Five years ago, only 33% of all proposals related to climate change were aimed at companies outside the energy and utility industries. So far th...