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More companies pledge ‘net-zero’ emissions to fight climate change, but what does that really mean?

The world's pledges so far aren't enough to stop climate change, U.N. data show. Metamorworks via Getty ImagesYou’ll probably hear the term “net-zero emissions” a lot over the coming weeks as government leaders... Read More...

‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will barely dent America’s long slide from progressive taxation

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez making a fashion statement. Ray Tamarra/GC Images via Getty ImagesDemanding tax increases on the rich is back in fashion – both in the corridors of the House of Representativ... Read More...