The guide calls for a significant up-scaling of testing to determine when people can return to work safely, and says that businesses will have to fundamentally change how they do things.
economy Archives - State of the Planet
The Columbia Energy Exchange podcast interviews former U.S. secretary of energy Ernest Moniz about the role energy sectors can play in reinvigorating the U.S. economy.
The core American values of openness to new neighbors, tolerance, and the importance of family and charity are hard-wired into our culture.
While many people around the world are concerned about President-elect Trump’s threat to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, I am far more concerned about the possible signal to American corporations and jurisdictions that enforcement of our air, water, and toxic rules would be relaxed under EPA’s new administrator.
A growing aspect of sustainable urban living is the “sharing economy.” Sharing has always been a part of urban life; we have long shared books in public libraries, nature in parks, and seats on the stoops of row houses. But in the past few years, cities have seen a significant revival and acceleration in sharing activity and innovation.
“Basically, the instinct of civilizations in the past has been to run off a cliff. This time it’s different. We have one global civilization, so we have to be very careful not to run off a cliff.”
The Policy Buffet (Part 5): How the Oil Spill Killed the Climate Bill — and Why the Economy Didn’t Help, Either
The climate bill has come and gone. Just two months ago, it seemed as though the bill stood a fighting chance, given the buffet of options available to policymakers.