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Nike Agrees To Help Watchdog Group Inspect Its Overseas Factories

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Fri, 09/01/2017 - 3:46pm

After allowing its longtime licensing agreement with Nike to expire in December, Georgetown University has struck a deal with the apparel giant that all sides say will help improve conditions for vulnerable garment workers in Asia.

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California's goal: an electricity grid moving only clean energy

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Fri, 09/01/2017 - 3:40pm

California lawmakers are considering a future without the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity, a step that would boost the renewable energy industry and expand the scope of the state’s battle against global warming.

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Yes, ExxonMobil misled the public

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Fri, 09/01/2017 - 2:42pm

In late August, we published the first academic analysis of ExxonMobil’s 40-year history of communications on climate change. We published our findings in an open-access, peer-reviewed journal and made our method and evidence transparent and auditable by publishing 121 pages of supplementary materials.

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Jerry Brown headed to Russia

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Fri, 09/01/2017 - 2:21pm

Jerry Brown is sending himself to Siberia. Well, almost.

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Behind a $13 shirt, a $6-an-hour worker

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Fri, 09/01/2017 - 2:11pm

Before dawn six days a week, Norma Ulloa left the two-bedroom apartment she shared with four family members and boarded a bus that took her to a stifling factory on the outskirts of downtown Los Angeles.