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Amazon, Microsoft Commit to New Linux Foundation Climate Finance Foundation | Community

The Linux Foundation (LF) is deploying an old adage to get stuff done: follow the money. In this case it is to battle climate change.

LF last month announced its intent to form the Linux Foundation Climate Finance Foundation (LFCF) to empower investors, banks, insurers, companies, governments, NGOs, and academia with AI-enhanced open-source analytics and open data to address climate risk and opportunity.

Allianz, Amazon, Microsoft, and S&P Global have already committed to be founding members. The Climate Finance Foundation’s planning team includes representatives from the World Wide Fund for Nature, Ceres, and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB).

The LFCF is hosting the OS-Climate platform. Expected components include multiple physical and economic scenarios, a global and open Data Commons, and economic and financial models to accelerate predictive analytic tools and investment products.

The goals are to manage climate-related risks and to finance climate solutions across every geography, sector, and

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Three top Apple suppliers to commit $900 million to India smartphone incentive plan: sources

By Sankalp Phartiyal

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Three of Apple Inc’s top contract manufacturers plan to invest a total of almost $900 million in India in the next five years to tap into a new production-linked incentive plan, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

Foxconn, Wistron and Pegatron all plan to make investments under the scheme, said the sources, who asked not to be named as the discussions are private.

India’s new $6.65 billion production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme offers companies cash incentives on any increase in sales of locally-made smartphones over the next five years, compared with 2019-20 levels. The scheme aims to help transform India into an export manufacturing hub.

Foxconn has applied to invest about 40 billion rupees ($542 million), while Wistron and Pegatron have committed to invest close to 13 billion rupees and 12 billion rupees, respectively, under the PLI plan, the sources said.


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The Daily 202: Trump says Supreme Court pick could decide election while refusing to commit to peaceful transfer of power

But President Trump twice refused to make that commitment when pressed during a news conference on Wednesday evening. Instead, he baselessly cast doubt on the integrity of mail-in ballots and accused his opponents, also without evidence, of rampant fraud.

“Well, we are going to have to see what happens,” Trump said. “Get rid of the ballots, and you’ll have a very — we’ll have a very peaceful, there won’t be a transfer, frankly. There’ll be a continuation.”

This came on the same day that Trump predicted that the Supreme Court will be called upon to determine the winner of the presidential election and that whomever he nominates on Saturday to replace the late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might cast the decisive vote in his favor.

“I think this will end up in the Supreme Court. And I think it’s very important that we have nine justices,” Trump said. “It’s better

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Penn State commit Kalen King rules over rival Detroit King in Cass Tech’s 34-26 win

DETROIT — Long live the King.

Although the Detroit Martin Luther King football team put up a strong effort, it was a King wearing a Detroit Cass Tech uniform who claimed the spoils of victory.

On Saturday afternoon, Cass Tech senior wide receiver Kalen King put on a show as his 184 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns on just 4 receptions led the host Technicians to a 34-26 victory.

“When you’ve got a kid who is supposed to be the No. 1 player in the state, that’s what’s supposed to happen,” Cass Tech coach Tom Wilcher said. “When you’ve got a kid who can do all of the things he can do — shoot, he made all-city in football, all-city in track and all-city in basketball — he’s a hell of a player. He’s a great player.”

King is a 5-11, 175-pound sparkplug who is committed to play college football

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