Discarding the shares of firms that do not curb emissions shows the way forward for climate change campaigners.
The peace initiative by United States in the Middle East has become trapped in a paralysing power game.
This year marks the centennial of the outbreak of WW I, which is reason enough to reflect on what this seminal European catastrophe teaches us. Indeed, the War’s consequences for international relations and the global system of states continue to be felt.
The Geneva II Middle East peace conference, took place against a backdrop of singularly appalling numbers: Syria’s brutal civil has left an estimated 130,000 dead, 2.3 million refugees registered in neighboring countries.
The good news is that progress is finally being made in redeveloping the European Union’s economic and monetary architecture, which should help to bring about a return to growth.
Russia’s recent diplomatic successes in Syria and Iran, together with foreign-policy missteps by US President Obama, have emboldened President Putin in his drive to position Russia as capable of challenging American exceptionalism and Western universalism
Damásio’s pioneering work showed that emotions, by way of decision-making, are indispensable for the construction of social behavior, and that specific brain systems are responsible.
Even as the US eyes energy self-sufficiency, it is vitally important that the international community reaches a sufficiently high common denominator in limiting greenhouse-gas emissions.
The victory of counter-revolution and power politics, as in Egypt, has only seemed to restore the old order; the current regime’s political foundations are simply too brittle.
By the time China overtakes the USA as the world’s largest economy it will have cemented its status as a major military power – one whose drive to assert itself strategically already is inspiring serious anxiety among its neighbors.
James Rickards (Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis): No Way Fed Will Stop Easing
Professor of International Business Administration at Wharton School, Guillén is is the Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.
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