Economics

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Oct 30, 2018

Economists' Nobel puts spotlight on climate solutions

David Suzuki
It's refreshing to see a major economics prize recognizing work on climate change and policies that will enable the transition to an economy powered by zero-carbon energy sources.
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Jul 12, 2018
Image: Modified from original larger comic by Harry Grant/Public domain license

The power of concentrated wealth vs. working people

Nima Maleki
There's a particular logic of authorized power at play within most societies the world over. Wage, work and union activity are impacted by it, as shown in recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
Blog
Nov 7, 2017
European Space Scientists View the NASA Data Visualizations. Photo: U.S. Department of State

U.S. climate report leaves little room for doubt

David Suzuki
It's hard to imagine anyone could read this report, or read about it, and not be convinced we have an urgent problem and failing to put everything we can into resolving it puts our survival at risk!
Blog
May 10, 2017
8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation, 8 hours rest

Long work hours don't work for people or the planet

David Suzuki
We work the same hours as 20th century labourers, depleting Earth's resources to produce more goods that we keep working to buy, use and replace in a seemingly endless consumer cycle.

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