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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.

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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.

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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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Putin's Retirement Plan?

The sanctioned Russian bank VTB, a Kremlin favorite, had a critical role to play in the sale of a government oil company stake last month. Cui bono?

the grass is always greener

The GOP has spent altogether too much energy raging against the Affordable Care Act and altogether too little developing and building support for alternatives.

Law & Order

A new study estimates just how much police reduce crime rates.

Crude Economics

It’s not enough to balance supply and demand—petrostates need to contend with crude in storage, as well.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Do the defense minister’s words signify a rift within Manila’s top leadership?

Post-EU

Over the weekend, PEOTUS assured Britain of a speedy bilateral trade deal as soon as he’s in office. If things go well for Britain, look to some other wavering EU countries to start looking at their options.

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