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Fuzzy Numbers
Official Numbers Hide Depth of China’s Smog Problem

China’s smog problem is much worse than the country’s official numbers suggest, according to a new report.

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China Burned a Lot More Coal Than We Thought

Chinese coal consumption was as much as 14 percent higher from 2000 to 2013 than we previously thought, according to new EIA analysis.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.

Recessional

Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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