Energy, financials push Wall Street higher; tech weighs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced on Friday, with the Dow poised to end an eight-day losing streak, as a jump in oil prices lifted energy stocks, but losses in technology stocks kept the Nasdaq in check. Traders work on the floor

Burning Wood as Renewable Energy Threatens Europe's Climate Goals

The European Union declared this week that it could make deeper greenhouse gas cuts than it has already pledged under the Paris climate agreement. But its scientific advisors are warning that the EU's new renewable energy policy fails to fully account for the climate impacts of burning wood for

Societe Generale acquires renewable energy crowdfunding platform Lumo

Banking giant Societe Generale has bought renewable energy crowdfunding platform Lumo, it said in an announcement Thursday. div > > p:first-child"> Lumo, a fintech company from France, offers both businesses and individuals the opportunity to help finance a range of renewable energy projects in France.The