James Hansen, the former NASA climate scientist who first brought climate change to the attention of Congress in the 1980s, stepped down as head of the agency's Goddard Institute for Space Studies last month. That hasn’t stopped him traveling the globe to lobby for climate protection measures, while remaining an adjunct professor for Earth and Environmental Studies at Columbia University.
After five years under investigation for insider trading, Steven Cohen is considering proposing a deal to prosecutors that would shut his $15 billion hedge-fund firm to outside investors, according to a person familiar with his thinking.
Bloomberg BNA -- Washington, D.C., New York City, Los Angeles, and San Diego are among the cities most likely to face water scarcity as climate change increases drought potential, a study released May 15 found.
Dan Loeb, the hedge-fund manager who successfully pushed for an executive shakeup at Yahoo! Inc., is taking his activism overseas for the first time with a $1.1 billion stake in Sony Corp., seeking change in a country where few U.S. investors have succeeded with that approach.
The novel coronavirus that has killed more than half the 34 people it’s known to have infected appears capable of limited human-to-human spread, the World Health Organization said, as France reported a second case.