Chinese protest policy of growth at all costs which has delivered the goods to millions but also contaminated them. A new judicial interpretation would impose “harsher punishments” and tighten “lax and superficial” enforcement of the country’s environmental protection laws. This 2013 excerpt is from Reuters, Jun 19.
The tried-n-true is a hard habit for humans to break, notes Dr Fred Foldvary, so we don’t get around to trying what works.
Car dealerships make it illegal for you to save money by buying a new car directly from the manufacturer, such as Tesla, notes Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor.
Do those who pursue renewable energy as an end in itself fail to see the wood for the trees? Is smoke less polluting? Europe’s wood subsidies show the folly of focusing green policy on “renewables”. This 2013 excerpt is from The Economist, Apr 6.
Africans get electrified which has a known upside but it takes our Sr Editor Fred Foldvary to point out the downside.
A name for a day of huge business losses has become the name for a day of hoped-for business gains. How’d that happen?
The crash in gas, a natural resource like land, was driven in part by “creative financing” engineered by Goldman Sachs et al.
The ruler of the Nile might be new but the problems besetting the ordinary people remain the same — access to decent land.