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October 9, 2014

Energy and Environment
The Age of Extinction: Can Anything Be Done to Save Our Planet’s Biodiversity?

In a world of crises from Ebola to Syria, it’s easy to overlook slow-motion calamities. Both the U.S. government and the mainstream media are vulnerable to this myopia, the former in thrall to the ty…

An endangered poison frog (Oophaga histrionica) is pictured at the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellín, Colombia, in January 2013.

November 11, 2008

Financial Markets
Give me yield, give me leverage, give me return

“Give me yield, give me leverage, give me return” perfectly sums up how Wall Street bought itself close to financial ruin. JP Morgan’s William Winters didn’t just create help to create CDOs. H…

Give me yield, give me leverage, give me return

November 26, 2005

Kansas is flat, the world is not …

To paraphrase the New Economist, the Financial Times must think the world is flat.  They just gave Tom Friedman the inaugural Financial Times/ Goldman Sachs book prize last week - for a book based on…

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