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Take the Train: France Moves to Ban Short-Haul Domestic Flights

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 19/04/2021 - 2:25am in

In a bid to lower carbon consumption, France takes first step tpwards banning short-haul flights where rail alternatives exist.

How China Is Offering an Alternative to the IMF

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 16/04/2021 - 7:45pm in

China has been setting up currency swap lines with many countries. But is this an idea that is ahead of its time?

Experts Lay Out Their Case Against Carbon Pricing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/04/2021 - 11:55pm in

Climate change policy advocates have turned against market approcaches like carbon offsets, which have clearly failed. But what next?

Slaughter Central: The United States as a Mass-Killing Machine

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/04/2021 - 8:15pm in

Puttig some metrics on America's dedicated killing devices, from guns to armaments.

UNCTAD’s Richard Kozul-Wright on the Post-COVID World Economy: Out of the Frying Pan… Into the Fire?

Kozul-Wright warns that for a sustainable Covid-19 recovery, it is key to abandon policies that concentrate economic power and wealth

The War Nerd: Taiwan — The Thucydides Trapper Who Cried Woof

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 12/04/2021 - 8:20pm in

Parsing the war of words (and some deeds) between the US and China, particularly over Taiwan.

Life in a Remote Alaskan Community on the Front Line of Climate Change

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 04/04/2021 - 8:50pm in

Whittier, Alaska, copes with a pandemic and climate change, and confronts the daunting prospects of a Prince Williams Sound tsunami.

Christian Nationalism Is a Barrier to Mass Vaccination Against COVID-19

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 02/04/2021 - 8:08pm in

Some Christian evangelicals are rejecting Covid vacccines, and some of the current approches to increasing uptake will backfire with them.

China and US: Stumbling into War?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 02/04/2021 - 4:33pm in

China and the US are doing an awful lot of chest-poking, and if anything, it's getting worse under Biden. Could this sparring lead to war?

Preparing for a Wave of Non-Performing Loans: Are Banks at Risk?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/04/2021 - 6:04pm in

On a aggregate basis, EU banks appear to have enough capital to weather even a bad Covid storm. A country-by-country look tells another story.

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