A guide to how 2020 Democrats plan to fight climate change

Most of the remaining 2020 Democratic presidential contenders have put out comprehensive visions to combat climate change. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Tactics include taxing carbon, prosecuting polluters, space mirrors, and trillions of dollars in investment. Climate change, remarkably, has become a top-tier issue in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. Polls show voters rating it as one of their highest priorities. The top candidates have issued comprehensive plans to address it. Television networks are giving it…

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Mint Globetrotter Index: Take a trip to San Francisco

The Mint Globetrotter index compares the cost of 25 essential travel spends for 50 cities across regions.Here, Mint Money will list these 25 spends for a city and compare it with Delhi Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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Gideon the Ninth is about lesbian necromancers in space. Obviously, it’s perfect.

Tor Tamsyn Muir’s debut novel is sharp, unsettling, and so much fun. Gideon the Ninth, the debut novel by Tamsyn Muir, is best summarized by the blurb listed in place of prominence on its front cover: “Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!” So when the book arrived on my desk with that blurb emblazoned on the cover, I had the same reaction any rational human being would have. “You have my attention,”…

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PE versus PB ratio: Which one to use to assess a company’s health

PE ratio is a measure of the valuation of a company’s stock. It has price in the numerator and earnings in the denominator. The higher the PE ratio, the more expensive the stock.PB ratio compares the price of the stock with its book. The higher the PB ratio, more expensive is the stock and vice-versa Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of…

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Exhausted bitcoin is showing signs of weakness

BITCOIN is looking perilously close to undoing all the work its supporters have achieved throughout 2019. Months and months of pushing hard to drag the ten-year-old digital asset up from the slump around $6,000 at the start of the year had been paying off handsomely, with BTC almost reaching double its value of 2018. BITCOIN is looking perilously close to undoing all the work its supporters have achieved throughout 2019. Months and months of pushing…

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