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A Green Dream
A Green Dream
No, the UN Can’t Enforce the Paris Climate Deal

What good is a “non-adversarial and non-punitive” treaty, anyways?

A Green Dream
How Long Will it Take to Ratify the Paris Climate Deal?

It could take another two years for enough countries to ratify the Paris deal for it to go into effect.

A Green Dream
The Internet Could Put Supermarkets Out of Business

A major British investor recently warned that online shopping could unseat “brick and motor” supermarket chains. The sooner, the better.

A Green Dream
Telecommuting Waxes as the Car Commute Wanes

In some places, the car commute is down by as much as 11 percent in recent years. The rise of telecommuting offers to replace the expensive, emissions-intense commuting ritual with something greener and more productive.

A Green Dream
UK Town Deploys Electric Buses

Residents of a northwestern suburb of London will be riding electric buses about town for the next few years—vehicles that will use the same technology used in electronic toothbrushes to recharge wirelessly. The experiment in Milton Keynes is expected to help prove the viability—or folly—of electric buses as a form of public transportation.

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Turbine Trouble

Trump thinks wind turbines are ugly. What does this mean for the future of American offshore wind power?

Asia's Game of Thrones

After the Chinese abruptly canceled a trade summit, the Philippine President is now walking back his Foreign Secretary’s harsh criticism of China.

Technology and Africa

A moment of bitter irony in the midst of Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis highlights the promises and limits of technology.

Bromance Interrupted

The love of Putin’s Russia is a precious gift that costs a lot and can be taken away at a moment’s notice—as soon as the beloved doesn’t fit the Kremlin’s selfish interests any longer.

Higher Education Watch

How the government might restrict the flow of subsidies to selective American universities whose priorities aren’t necessarily in line with the public’s.

My Big Fat Greek Bailout

Europeans hoping that the U.S. might lean on the IMF for friendlier Greek bailout terms may be out of luck.

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