Rachel Koning Beals, Moneyish

Rachel Koning Beals


Mountain View, CA, United States

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Past articles by Rachel:

What the election could mean for Tesla, Fisker and their EV rivals

Electric vehicles are expected to fill America's roads, but only if assisted with government subsidies. Whether they take over by the next decade or emerge... → Read More

GM and Ford knew about climate change 50 years ago, energy trade publication has uncovered

In-house scientists at two of America's major automakers knew as early as the 1960s that car and truck emissions caused climate change, an investigative... → Read More

Here’s where Trump and Biden stand on climate change

Even with climate change not included in the first debate’s agenda, analysts emphasize the wide differences between the candidates, especially as other major... → Read More

Trump to GOP: There's an 'obligation' to replace Justice Ginsberg 'without delay'

President Trump tweeted a largely expected response Saturday morning to the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, saying the open seat should... → Read More

CEOs from GM, ConocoPhillips and others defy Trump’s climate-change stance, push for carbon price

A leading CEO group wants the federal government, including Congress, to enact market-based climate-change policies largely in line with those laid out in... → Read More

‘Science’ itself is on the ballot, so this 175-year-old institution makes its first ever endorsement for president

Scientific American, considered to be the longest continuously published magazine in the U.S. and boasting articles by more than 150 Nobel Prize winners, has... → Read More

Facebook gives in to pressure on climate-change myths — including that antifa started deadly wildfires in western states — with new ‘science-based’ hub

Facebook, long targeted by critics for allowing misinformation on global warming and other environmental developments to populate its social media feed... → Read More

CFTC's groundbreaking climate-change report sounds a bipartisan alarm on costly risks for U.S. financial system

U.S. banks, agricultural and oil interests, as well as regulators and investors, require a unified front in accounting for climate-change risk, says the... → Read More

Not all COVID small-business stories end badly — sales sprouted at this very vertical Chicago mushroom grower

Business has bloomed beyond the typical restaurant buyers for Guy Furman, who runs the once almost exclusively wholesale Windy City Mushroom in Chicago. The... → Read More

Trump's Interior Department set to approve oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic refuge

The Trump administration plans to approve an oil leasing program for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The action... → Read More

VP nominee Kamala Harris has a particular climate-change agenda: environmental justice

Joe Biden’s VP pick Kamala Harris has grown increasingly firm in her commitment to making sure that policy to slow man-made climate change emphasizes... → Read More

Fitch cuts U.S. credit outlook to 'negative' on COVID-19, election uncertainty, but maintains AAA rating

Fitch Ratings on Friday turned more negative on the outlook for the gold-plated U.S. credit rating. High fiscal deficits and debt were already on a rising... → Read More

Apple joins tech rivals with pledge to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030

Apple Inc. on Tuesday joined the ambitious aim of rival tech giants, believing it can reduce and offset emissions along its entire supply chain and in the... → Read More

Morgan Stanley will be first U.S. bank to disclose how much its loans and investments contribute to greenhouse-gas emissions

Morgan Stanley will start measuring and disclosing lending portfolio greenhouse gas emissions and back the push toward universal climate-risk accounting —... → Read More

As a sizzling July continues, here’s what to know about climate change and weather

Freakish Siberian heat and a record string of high-temperature days during the already typically soupy Washington, D.C., summer are just two of a handful of... → Read More

Michigan-assembled Ford Ranger named ‘most American-made car’ in annual list that includes Tesla for first time

The Michigan-built Ford Ranger pickup truck, resurrected for the U.S. market in 2019, ranks No. 1 among the most-American-made vehicles, a 15-year-old list... → Read More

The markets where Amazon’s Jeff Bezos might best spend his billions earmarked to save Earth

At least one money manager believes Amazon founder Jeff Bezos — who this winter pledged $10 billion of his personal fortune to help fight the effects of... → Read More

COVID-19 and climate change: ‘The parallels are screaming at us,’ says John Kerry

The deadly COVID-19 pandemic has “made more people value science, flattening the curve has given proof of concept to the fact that when lives are on the... → Read More

Chicago Fed economic index plunges, latest measure to reflect crippling effect of coronavirus on U.S. growth

A slump in factory output and a hit to employment indicators as the globe buckled under the coronavirus pushed the Chicago Federal Reserve’s monthly index... → Read More

Cookies and wet markets: Here’s where coronavirus and climate change collide

Interaction between humans and animals, often forced because of lost biodiversity, is neither exclusive to the COVID-19 outbreak nor likely to become any... → Read More