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By Jada Mosley / On April 16th, 2019

We turned to some of our authors to find out—What do they think will be the most pressing climate change issue in the next 50 years? Why?

By Lucy Moore / On March 27th, 2018

As a mediator, I am always interested in unlikely bedfellows snuggling up to solve a problem, particularly in cases where there is no mediator, no third party to make the bed and tuck them in. These bold hookups, generated by the parties themselves, can...

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By Meghan Bartels / On January 23rd, 2015

New York City's daily carbon dioxide emissions visualized. Each sphere represents a ton of carbon.

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By Meghan Bartels / On January 22nd, 2015

In this installment of this occasional series, we hear from...

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 28th, 2014

Editors' note: This blog post was written by Joe Landsberg and Richard Waring.

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By Frank Ackerman / On November 24th, 2008

It's no surprise that financial disaster has pushed environmental problems out of the news of late. But it's too bad that they can't get together somehow; the two areas of crisis, and the needed solutions, have a lot in common. The common thread is that...