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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Should We Feed Hungry Children...

Sep 9, 2019 by

What if, instead of military interventions, the US decided to fight global poverty?

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General Electric’s multi-billi...

Jun 27, 2019 by

A new report says the industrial giant misread the tea leaves on clean energy  —  and should serve as a warning to businesses worldwide.

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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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Don’t Blame Robots for Low Wag...

Mar 15, 2019 by

Progressives shouldn’t fall for facile technology fatalism.

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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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Ten Ways 2018 Brought Us Close...

Dec 27, 2018 by

The 20 warmest years ever recorded have been within the last 22 years, and the four warmest of those have been 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, according to the World Meteorological Organization

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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 Dangerous Naïveté of Trump...

Nov 17, 2018 by

The United States and China may be on a collision course yet their presidents each underestimate the pain the other could inflict.

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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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We Need an Ecological Civiliza...

Oct 17, 2018 by

In the face of climate breakdown and ecological overshoot, alluring promises of “green growth” are no more than magical thinking.

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Overwhelmed by climate change?...

Oct 12, 2018 by

From campaigning to installing insulation and solar panels, some practical steps you can take to help avoid climate breakdown.

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37 things you need to know abo...

Oct 8, 2018 by

The UN climate science panel has released its summary of the evidence around the tougher climate goal…

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The Fed Just Raised Its Rate A...

Sep 26, 2018 by

The Federal Reserve announced another quarter-percentage-point increase…

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World’s main crypto exchanges ...

Sep 19, 2018 by

New York Attorney General says ‘virtual asset trading platforms…

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Trump’s Latest Round of Tariff...

Sep 18, 2018 by

Americans have been suffering since President Trump…

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Plutocracy Now!

Sep 14, 2018 by

The United States today qualifies as a plutocracy…

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Trump’s Economy Is on a ...

Sep 13, 2018 by

Whose interests are being promoted by macroeconomic policies…

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Botching the Great Recession

Sep 13, 2018 by

Why the slump went on so much longer than it should have.

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Donald Trump was just called o...

Sep 11, 2018 by

Fox identified a big factual error in Trump’s economic proclamations…

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We could shift to sustainabili...

Sep 6, 2018 by

The costs of the status quo keep rising;

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Climate mitigation takes root

Aug 29, 2018 by

[Translate] by ʻAULANI WILHELM   blog.conservation.org Mangrove forest, Indonesia. (© Joel Vodell) If there is a last line of defense...

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Campaigns Promising the “...

Aug 29, 2018 by

[Translate] MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH Poverty is built into the current economic system in the United States. (Photo:Paul...

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