Canada: Two years of Conservative government
January 24, 2008, No Comments

The automaton goes on and on (The Economist) Jan 24th 2008 | OTTAWA In two years in office Stephen Harper has earned res ...

Wednesday Night #1351
January 23, 2008, 1 Comment

23 January 2008 We are delighted that at the suggestion of Consul General Mary Marshall, U.S. Ambassador David Wilkins w ...

Fears of global recession: stock indexes fall
January 22, 2008, 1 Comment

With thanks to the Huffington Post The financial turmoil is like an elephant in a dark room By Martin Wolf, Financial Ti ...

Europe Cutting Biofuel Subsidies
January 22, 2008, 1 Comment

January 22, 2008 Europe Cutting Biofuel Subsidies Redirects Aid to Stress Greenest Options By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL Govern ...

Abu Dhabi to invest $15 billion in Green Energy
January 21, 2008, No Comments

January 22, 2008 Masdar City will be constructed in the desert on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi. The aims are to use only r ...

The Education of Ben Bernanke
January 19, 2008, 3 Comments

January 20, 2008 By ROGER LOWENSTEIN (NYT Magazine) Ben Bernanke’s first exposure to monetary policy was reading the w ...

Three Rs for surviving environmental change
January 18, 2008, No Comments

January 18, 2008 Cleo Paskal No country is ready for natural disasters. In fact, some of the world’s richest nations a ...

New research raises concern on biofuel safety
January 17, 2008, No Comments

January 17, 2008 (Christian Science Monitor) Even as some states are mandating ethanol as part of the fuel mix, new rese ...

Wednesday Night #1350 – with Peter G. Brown
January 16, 2008, 2 Comments

16 January 2008 We have a special treat for all those interested in a triple-e topic: ethics, the environment and econom ...

Wednesday Night #1350 – Notes for Opening Presentation
January 16, 2008, No Comments

Economics for a Flourishing Earth 1. Taking Darwin Seriously. Our ethical systems are largely a-scientific; they took on ...