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March 5, 2015 A Case for the Climate
Eugene Weekly - It will cost New York almost $20 billion to prepare the city for the impacts of climate change coming our way, according to Peter Frumhoff, director of science and policy at the îUnion of Concerned...
It’s McDonald’s ( MCD 1.11% ) CEO Steve Easterbrook’s first day on the job, and he has his work cut out for him. Last month, the burger giant posted a steeper than expected sales decline, with global sales at restaurants open...
Source: Washington Post
Buying stock on the stock market seems like a simple idea. When you buy a share in Apple, for example, you take ownership a small piece of the company. You and the other shareholders vote once a year on whether you think Apple's...
WesternJournalism - At a press conference in Brussels last month, the UN climate chief delineated the objectives of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) and the United Nations. She revealed:...
March 2, 2015 Is America a ‘Clean Energy’ Laggard?Source: National Review
Of the myriad claims being made about energy, the one most in need of debunking is this: The U.S. is losing out to countries such as China and Germany when it comes to “clean energy.”
March 2, 2015 The ‘next America’ is nowSource: Washington Post
The central problem of American governance is how to create a political system that advances the nation’s long-term interests even though politics is dominated by groups avidly pursuing their short-term self-interest. Power may...
February 27, 2015 Ethics and the environment - Eco-waverersSource: The Economist
“VIRTUE,” according to George Bernard Shaw, “is insufficient temptation.” But new research on the consumption patterns of the environmentally minded suggests that virtue and self-indulgence often go hand-in-hand.
February 26, 2015 A case against the environmentSource: The Daily Californian
We are in the midst of the worst drought on record in this state. In fact, in the month of January, the Bay Area received 0 inches of precipitation. Thanks, environment. The Northeastern part of this country has been getting so...
February 25, 2015 Keystone Solution Runs Through CanadaSource: Michael Bloomberg
The Keystone XL pipeline has become a perfect symbol of Washington’s dysfunction. Democrats exaggerate its environmental impact while Republicans exaggerate its economic benefits. In the debate, each side talks past the other,...
February 25, 2015 An Administration Adrift on DenialSource: Wall Street Journal
Great essays tell big truths. A deeply reported piece in next month’s Atlantic magazine does precisely that, and in a way devastating to the Obama administration’s thinking on ISIS.
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