Tag Archives: environmental policy

Climate Change: Like an Asteroid

The threat of climate change must be taken far more seriously, before it is too late.

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London and Beijing: A Polluted Tale of Two Cities

How Beijing’s tale proceeds from here will determine what kind of planet we leave behind.

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Exxon’s Pegasus Oil Spill — and the Myth of U.S. “Energy Independence”

Why has the American media been nearly silent on a major oil spill in Arkansas?

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Environment and American Leadership: Two Worlds Collide

What does the differing coverage of environmental issues in the Chinese and U.S. media say about these countries’ changing leadership roles?

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After Maathai: Women Taking Charge to Save the Environment

How does the legacy of the late Nobel Prize-winning environmentalist Wangari Maathai live on?

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Water: The Elixir of Life

Why could water become one of the world's most precious natural resources?

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The Need to Challenge Conventional Economic Wisdom: Part I

How has the global financial crisis forced policymakers to reconsider the established economic conventional wisdom?

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Air Conditioning: A Form of Gender Discrimination?

How might environmentalists try to hang their hats on ending gender discrimination?

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Reinventing America: Putting the “US” Back into the United States

Why does such a high degree of corrosive disunity persist in the United States?

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Jonathan Watts on China's Environmental Reform

What is China’s government doing to reverse the effects of climate change?

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