This company wants to make ste...

Nov 26, 2019 by

Many of the industrial processes underpinning modern civilization rely on dirty energy for the simple reason that it’s a great source of heat.

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What small businesses can do a...

Nov 6, 2019 by

My articles for Yale Climate Connections have focused on steps various sectors might take to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere.

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San Francisco’s Unhoused Peopl...

Nov 4, 2019 by

[Translate] TRUTHOUT By Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! Reading List Immigration The US Will Soon Dump Many Asylum Seekers in Guatemala...

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How power purchase agreements ...

Oct 14, 2019 by

They’re critical tools for transitioning to a clean energy economy.

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The Massive Cost of Not Adapti...

Sep 10, 2019 by

The world must invest $1.8 trillion by 2030 to prepare for the effects of global warming. A new report said the payoff could be four times that.

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The Best Place for Harvesting ...

Sep 5, 2019 by

And the same land can produce loads of food and electricity simultaneously.

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Kelp is a win for you, the oce...

Aug 30, 2019 by

Americans tend to think of seaweed as the stuff that gets stuck to your legs when you go swimming at the beach—not a food that’s highly nutritious, easy to grow, and beneficial to ocean ecosystems.

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The Frauding of America’s Farm...

Aug 30, 2019 by

Trump’s biggest supporters are his biggest victims.

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Farmers’ Frustration With Trum...

Aug 27, 2019 by

Peppered with complaints from farmers fed up with President Trump’s trade war, Sonny Perdue found his patience wearing thin. Mr. Perdue, the agriculture secretary and the guest of honor at the annual Farmfest gathering in southern Minnesota this month, tried to break the ice with a joke.

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How Climate Change Could Trigg...

Aug 1, 2019 by

The Federal Reserve should act aggressively to reduce that risk, a leading economic historian argues.

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What the ‘Fossil Fuel Ec...

Jun 21, 2019 by

“Unless we change course now and treat the crisis for what it is, we will continue to see more disasters like today.”

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Greenland’s Hidden Secret

May 29, 2019 by

Greenland is the Key to Global Sea Level Rise

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The ticket to 100% renewable p...

May 28, 2019 by

Imagine if there was a carbon-free form of energy hiding in the ground beneath you. One that we could turn to anytime, even on cloudy, windless days.

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California and EPA Poised to E...

Apr 16, 2019 by

A little-known program under federal environment law is being used to permit oil and gas companies to inject waste into the state’s aquifers, even as the thirst for groundwater grows.

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Road to Riches?

Apr 12, 2019 by

Take from the rich and give to … the subway? Inside New York’s evolving congestion pricing policy

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The Problem With Putting a Pri...

Apr 10, 2019 by

Economists have workable policy ideas for addressing climate change. But what if they’re politically impossible?

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Shell shows how Big Oil cracks...

Apr 5, 2019 by

Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s biggest oil companies, recently said it had dropped out of a Washington D.C. industry lobbying group, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, or AFPM. Why? Because Shell supports the Paris Agreement on climate change and the lobbying group doesn’t.

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How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire of...

Apr 4, 2019 by

MURDOCH AND HIS CHILDREN HAVE TOPPLED GOVERNMENTS ON TWO CONTINENTS AND DESTABILIZED THE MOST IMPORTANT DEMOCRACY ON EARTH. WHAT DO THEY WANT?

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Don’t Blame Robots for Low Wag...

Mar 15, 2019 by

Progressives shouldn’t fall for facile technology fatalism.

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America’s trains are a drag. T...

Feb 13, 2019 by

High-speed trains already compete with planes in many parts of the world. They also have far lower carbon emissions.

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Unless It Changes, Capitalism ...

Feb 10, 2019 by

Capitalism has generated massive wealth for some, but it’s devastated the planet and has failed to improve human well-being at scale.

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How Globalization Saved the Wo...

Feb 7, 2019 by

A dispatch from Davos on the verge of a nervous breakdown

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Wall Street, Banks and Angry C...

Dec 13, 2018 by

As we head into 2019, leaving the chaos of this year behind, a major question remains unanswered when it comes to the state of Main Street, not just here but across the planet.

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A Photographer Uses a Drone to...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Johnny Miller is a documentary photographer and filmmaker who has always highlighted urban, cultural, and social issues in his works.

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Trump’s Defense Spending...

Nov 19, 2018 by

Using a time-honored trick, a bipartisan congressional panel argues we should boost the president’s record defense bill even more

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Climate change on track to mak...

Nov 19, 2018 by

Insurance giant IAG has warned a failure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could result in a world that is “pretty much uninsurable”, with poorer communities likely to bear the brunt of the effects.

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The Green New Deal: How to fix...

Nov 6, 2018 by

We’ve all heard the excuse that fighting climate change will cost jobs.

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Joseph Stiglitz: ‘Americ...

Nov 5, 2018 by

[Translate] Interview   Gareth Hutchens In the lead-up to his Australian visit, the renowned economist warns of the triple threat of...

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Pentagon socialism

Nov 2, 2018 by

Militarizing the economy in the name of defense.

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The Democrats’ Next Job: Bury ...

Nov 2, 2018 by

Voters don’t like Republican policies, but conservatives win by spinning a good story about economics. Liberals need to do the same.

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