Monthly Archives: November 2014

David Brooks has quickly restored his damaged reputation from his last lame column “The Unifying Leader,” with his latest column about China.

David Brooks: To survive, capitalism needs to be embedded in a moral culture that sits in tension with it, and provides a scale of values based on moral and not monetary grounds. Capitalism, though, is voracious. The personal ambition it … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: When and why did the Republican Party become the party of pollution?

Paul Krugman: “So it’s the same old story. But why, exactly, does it always play this way? Of course, polluters will defend their right to pollute, but why can they count on Republican support? When and why did the Republican … Continue reading

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Why isn’t a Carbon Tax on the Table?

Eduardo Porto: “If a carbon tax were to be imposed next year, starting at $25 and rising by 5 percent a year, the Energy Information Administration estimates, carbon dioxide emissions from American power plants would fall to only 419 million … Continue reading

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Andrew Revkin at NYT Dot Earth on reducing methane leaks

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India is increasing its coal burning

This wasn’t on my radar. The sky is falling, as the oceans rise. http://nyti.ms/1xgx2gG

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