Green Movement

National Geographic says it 'went too far' with emaciated polar bear video

One year after a controversial video that linked an emaciated polar bear to climate change, National Geographic has published an article on what went …

Canadian News

Cracks in the Green revolution

<b>COMMENT:</b><p>Like lawyers or economists, today's Green Party has eight MPs but at least as many opinions and factions.<p>Today's divisions emerge from the …

Green Party

A way to get green revolution crops to be productive without needing so much nitrogen

A team of researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences in China and the University of Oxford in …

University of Oxford

Battery tech may be next 'stranded assets' in green revolution

<b>Anna Hirtenstein</b><b><br>Bloomberg</b><p>Some of the latest battery technologies may become obsolete before reaching the market because of the breakneck pace of …

Clean Energy

Those that Fear the Green Movement, Democracy, and World Government

- Advertisement -<p>Dove of Peace<br>(Image by Jeff Kubina) Permission Details DMCA<p>A world government can be as good as we make it, and we can make a very …

Liberal View

Bayer: rounddown | Financial Times

Bayer is trying to cure cancer. It might have to take responsibility for causing it too. The German pharmaceutical and life sciences group’s recent …

Glyphosate

Susan Rice's Sudden Concern Over US 'Moral Leadership'

Susan Rice, former President Obama’s national security adviser and ambassador to the United Nations, has penned another one of her self-righteous …

Human Rights

35+ Impressive Ways To Live and Stay Green

What is Green Living?<p>Green living is a lifestyle change that helps enhance environmental sustainabilitythrough conservation of the available …

Sustainability

The “Missed Opportunity” in Iran That Wasn’t

Mona Charen recycles the old complaint that the administration didn’t do enough for the Green movement:<p>The fall of that regime would be the greatest …

Protest

The green revolution: Argentina 2018-08-08 | Espresso

Aug 8th 2018<p>Continue reading today's edition<p>Download the app here. Five stories, six days a week, straight to your iPhone or Android smartphone.

Espresso

U.S. Turns up Heat on Iran’s Economy, Adding Fuel to Massive Protests

As the first wave of renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran goes into effect Tuesday amid rising street protests over the country’s disastrous economy, …

South Asia

Trump Rules Make Driving Safer and Cheaper

A few years ago, I spoke at my son's fifth-grade class about all of the wonderful things that we have today in our great country that weren't around …

Al Gore

Green Revolution ‘can spur growth’

The Eastern Cape government is sitting on a ticking time bomb with an economy that is overly dependent on the automotive industry, says political …

Cyril Ramaphosa

Startup nation teams up with African NGO to help African Farmers

On July 30 to August 1, the Israeli organization Startup Nation Central facilitated a delegation between the Alliance for a Green Revolution in …

World News

**Jamie Powell**: _[Who cares if Elon is incinerating capital?](https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/06/13/1528862400000/Who-cares-if-Elon-is-incinerating-capital-/)_: "The great American railways provide a helpful illustration... >...Its genesis, much like Britain's railways, was a period of investor mania and torched capital.... Here's a table of prices for various railroad shares over 1857.... We think it's fair to say holders of LaCrosse-Milwaukee stock were not best pleased with their 1857 returns.... Yet as Chandler notes, the railroads eventually ended up transforming America.... Arguably the “killer application” of the railroads, the mail order catalog of Sears-Roebuck, didn't arrive until the end of the century, as economist Brad DeLong has argued. In any event, it demonstrates that spurious financing, with no clear expected value, can produce value which outlives the inevitable losses of its initial financial backers. >The role of the state was also crucial to the railroads' success—perhaps even more so than the current set of regional green incentives for Tesla and other businesses today.... Parallels between 1850's railway mania and Musk's fiefdom (and with it, the wider green revolution) may seem tenuous to our readers. After all, a modern economy is pretty much unimaginable without rail infrastructure while we could probably do without $500 a pop Boring Company flamethrowers. However,...

...Its genesis, much like Britain's railways, was a period of investor mania and torched capital.... Here's a table of prices for various railroad …

Brad DeLong

India Mortgaged? Forced-Fed Illness and the Neoliberal Food Regime

Like many countries, India’s food system was essentially clean just a generation or two ago but is now being comprehensively contaminated with sugar, …

Agriculture

Special drive for green revolution in Gujarat by afforestation on mission mode

The Gujarat government has decided to run a special drive for afforestation to increase green cover in the state. The government will go on a mission …

Vijay Rupani

Pompeo Stands Up for the Iranian People in Major Speech

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a Reaganesque speech on Iran at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Sunday.<p>The speech, titled “Supporting …

Conservative View

Blond:ish: "Ibiza has such an impact throughout the world of music"

<b>How have you seen the island change musically and culturally since you first started coming here?</b><b><br>A:</b> “Well, we’ve changed. So we see the change in the …

DJs

Special Report on The Geopolitics of Energy – The Economist Store & Economist Diaries

<b>The new power superpowers</b><p>Energy transitions change the world, writes Henry Tricks. So who will be the winners and losers of the green revolution?<p>The …

Renewable Energy

Those Who Dare to Bare Their Hair

Masih Alinejad hasn’t lived in Iran for a decade. But that hasn’t stopped her from becoming the driving force behind the largest, most sustained …

Foreign Policy

Game-changing Green Revolution may have led to Congress party's decline in India

<b>Green Revolution was comparable in magnitude to the impact of the industrial revolution on manufacturing and led to the rise of agrarian opposition</b> …

India News

New Assessment Urges UK To Capitalise On Green Revolution

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) Assessment committee has urged the government to take decisive action on infrastructure. It says its proposals can be achieved within the Government’s existing plan to spend up to 1.2 per cent of GDP a year on infrastructure investment.<p>The NIC was set up …

Natural Gas

China’s Love for Meat Is Threatening Its Green Movement

Even as it champions renewable energy, the country has struggled to curb a rising demand for livestock.<p>At the center of the table in a modest, high-rise apartment in the teeming city of Shenzhen, China, a simmering pot of soup stock was surrounded by large platters featuring mushrooms, different …

Carbon Dioxide

Michigan professor says the green movement is ‘too white’

A new study by researchers at the University of Michigan is blaming several major U.S. environmental organizations for not being racially diverse …

Al Gore

McDonald’s & KFC Begin Phasing Out Plastic Straws Entirely In Some Outlets

Image via Naypong Studio / Shutterstock.com<br>Two fast food giants have joined the war against plastic by eliminating plastic straws across several of …

McDonald's

GREEN FLOP. COAL STILL RULES AS GREENS PLAY THEMSELVES

<i>Wind and solar account for just six percent of total electricity globally, despite decades of subsidies. The growth of fossil fuels were enough to</i> …

Nuclear Energy

The best alternative to an agreed agreement

Today, the best alternative to the JCPOA is to reach a real agreement that will permanently prevent an Islamic nuclear Iran and avert its other …

South Asia

A New Mission for the World Bank

WASHINGTON, DC – The Green Revolution is considered one of the great successes in the history of economic development. In the 1960s and 1970s, the …

World Bank

Kamrooz Aram at Modern Art Museum | Fort Worth

Fort Worth<p>Modern Art Museum | Fort Worth <br>3200 Darnell Street<br>March 31 - June 17<p>Borges warned, “a book that does not contain its counter-book is …

Art