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Counting Carbon
Counting Carbon
Uncertainty Surrounds China’s “Peak Carbon” Moment

Chinese emissions seem to be falling, but there’s very little scientific consensus over whether this dip is permanent or temporary.

Counting Carbon
Did China Already Hit Peak Carbon?

A new report says Chinese CO2 emissions are due to peak by 2025, if they haven’t already done so.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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