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Society has 10 years to tackle climate change or humanity could lose 50 years of progress in global health, a major new report claims. However the study also said that tackling global warming provides society with the greatest...
June 22, 2015 Five horsemen of the euro’s futureSource: Politico
A so-called “five presidents’ report” obtained by POLITICO includes calls for a eurozone finance minister and stricter controls over the budgets of the 19 countries, including Greece, that use the single currency.
June 22, 2015 The six-year pandemic panic syndrome
The bad news is that almost certainly in the next 20 years or so, we are likely to be smitten by a pandemic that does serious harm to lots of us around the world.
June 19, 2015 Op Ed -Climate Change and Moral ResponsibilitySource: NY Times
On Tuesday, the British medical journal The Lancet will publish a landmark report highlighting the inalienable and undeniable link between climate change and human health. We warmly welcome the report’s message of hope, which...
June 19, 2015 The Pope’s Green TheologySource: Wall Street Journal
Let’s cut to the chase: Much of what is in Pope Francis’ encyclical on environmental stewardship, Laudato Si’, poses a major challenge for free-market advocates, those of us who believe that capitalism is a powerful force for...
June 18, 2015 Taking the ESG Process From Chaos to ClaritySource: Forbes
As Global Head of Research for MSCI ESG Research, Linda-Eling Lee oversees all ESG-related content and methodology and chairs MSCI ESG Research’s Ratings Review Committee. She leads one of the largest teams of research analysts...
Source: USA Today
As the United Nations marks its 70th anniversary later this year, there is mounting evidence that the international community is losing the fight against the most pressing security and justice challenges of our time. From Syria...
Source: Washington Post
Later this week, Pope Francis will reportedly make a moral case for combating climate change, arguing that it is mostly a problem created by humans and that we must make fundamental lifestyle and energy consumption changes to...
June 12, 2015 Congress, Pay Attention to This Carbon Tax BillSource: Bloomberg
The challenge to prevent climate change is daunting for its scale. How can society change human behavior widely enough to stop the accumulation of atmosphere-warming gases -- without swelling the government or ruining the economy?
California's water crisis is the disaster everybody saw coming but nobody had the political will to stop. It's the byproduct of a broken system that's dominated by self-serving elites and misguided ideologues. Or so says Joel...
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