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Smart Green Policy
Smart Green Policy
Smart Spending Could Yield an Energy Storage Breakthrough

Cheap, scalable energy storage is something of a holy grail for clean energy boosters, and the US is smartly focusing on its R&D.

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Fighting Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Here’s a smart goal for green activists: target the problem of fuel subsidies in developing countries.

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Better Tech, Greener World

Wins for human beings in agriculture and forestry are not losses for the environment, thanks to an innovative concept called “decoupling.”

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Low-Hanging Green Fruit Ripe For the Picking

Balancing green goals against the imperative for growth can be tricky (just look at Europe), but one solution can advance both pursuits: increasing efficiency. The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has some smart suggestions for next steps on increasing building efficiencies for a variety of clients, from universities to government agencies, from corporate giants to car dealerships. Green policymakers would do well to follow the RMI’s example and go after this kind of realistic, environmentally-friendly option.

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Political Economy

If America’s economic momentum persists, Trump may once again prove harder to stop than his opponents imagine.

Reforming China

Even a Chinese state think tank speaks the ugly truth.

Higher Ed Shake Up

Ten months of code camp beats four years of ‘business communications’.

Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


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