Jeff Sachs is head of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He has been described as the most important economist in the world by The New York Times, and has advised the UN for more than a decade on its Millennium Development Goals. He has ... Business Insider Australia, 1 week ago
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June 24--The business sector has urged the government to delay a floating minimum wage plan or any policy that would push the daily wage above 300 baht, as it would push consumer prices higher and have a negative impact on the economy, says the ...Bloomberg, 1 week ago
Lastweekend, Earth Institute executive director Steven Cohen and post-doctoral research scholar Dong Guo participated in theFourth Global Think Tank Summit in Beijing, hosted by the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE). CCIEE, ...Columbia Earth Institute, 4 days ago
KM Report | Briefing Note of the Workshop on the Institutional Architecture for the Science-policy Interface (SPI) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) | SDGS-SCIENCE-POLICY-INTERFACE | 19-20 June 2015 | New York, US | IISD Reporting Services
The Workshop on the Institutional Architecture for the Science-policy Interface (SPI) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) convened from 19-20 June 2015, in New York, US. Meeting at the Japan Society, the event was co-organized by the ...IISD, 1 week ago IISD/KM @ Workshop on the Institutional Architecture for the Science-policy Interface on the Sustainable Development Goals | SDGS-SCIENCE-POLICY-INTERFACE | 19-20 June 2015 | New York, US | IISD Reporting Services IISD, 2 weeks ago
Seventy-five percent of respondents say maintaining a separate bin for recycling is not difficult. The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and Earth911 received responses from 1,700 people from April 16 to May 20, 2015, in an online ...Recycling Today, 2 weeks ago
In March, Barclays released a policy document declaring that it will no longer finance mountaintop removal (MTR) coal mining. The decision was quite a diversion from its history within the sector - the bank was the world's biggest financier of MTR ...Mining Technology, 10 hours ago
Whenever I try to analyze China's sustainability policies I am mindful of the fact that I am far from an expert on China's history, culture, economy or politics. It is clear that China's policy context is complex and differs from the one we know ...Huffington Post, 13 hours ago
Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has been described as radical or fringe by some but many of Sanders views and policy proposals are supported by Americans, according to public opinion surveys. Health Care For All Sanders is critic of the ...Salon, 1 day ago 5 'Radical' Bernie Sanders Ideas Many Americans Strongly Support AlterNet.org, 18 hours ago Sanders Blasts Citizen United, Calls for Economic Justice Iowapublicradio.org, 6 days ago
Where is the public outcry for an explanation of how the longest war in American history is on a course to end in failure?
Andrew Bacevich has been a singular critic of American foreign policy since he began publishing on the topic 13 years ago. His second book, American Empire: The Realities and Consequences of U.S. Diplomacy, came out in 2002 and defined his turf: He ...Salon, 3 days ago
In Washington State, tuition at public institutions of higher learning grew by 34 percent over the past five years. The move by the Legislature to cut the rate also ties future tuition to the state's average wage. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee prepares ...Christian Science Monitor, 4 days ago
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