7 Posts Tagged "A billion polluters"

(This post first appeared on Climate 411.) A nine-minute video, released earlier this fall, argues that climate mitigat ...
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PlasTax: the best kind of nudge

Posted on May 1st 2013 | 0 comments
Nudge is the best kind of book. It presents the type of head-slappingly obvious solutions to public policy problems that make you wonder why you needed a book to tell you about them in th ...
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Few Thais recycle, no one bikes, plastic bags are everywhere and Bangkok is afflicted by gridlock and pollution. So you might say that, in general, Thais behave more like citizens of a rapidly emerging economy than the typical Brooklyn environmentalist. Why, then, does virtually every h ...
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Foreign Policy on Playing God

Posted on October 25th 2012 | 0 comments
In its first post-debate, non-debate piece ...
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In June 1992, world leaders, including President George Bush, agreed to combat climate change at the Earth Summit meeting in Rio de Janeiro. This week, at “Rio+20,” leaders, experts and activists will once more gather to ponder the fate of the planet. Optimism will be in s ...
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Summer travel season is upon us, with all the joys and travails that come with spending a perfectly fine vacation day stuck in an airport somewhere. Nevertheless, travel is fun and has plenty of positive sides to it. They range from increased cultural understanding to helping oth ...
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(Example) Summer travel season is upon us, with all the joys and travails that come with spending a perfectly fine vacation day stuck in an airport somewhere. Nevertheless, travel is fun and has plenty of positive sides to it. They range from increased cultural understanding to helping oth ...
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