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Entries by James Boyce from 02/2010

What's Up with the Rainforest: Huge Hydroelectric Dam Approved in Brazil's Amazon

| Posted 02.03.2010 | World

The role of economics is becoming more and more important in the fight for rainforest conservation and protection.

Brian Johnson Hits a Low Note

| Posted 02.04.2010 | Entertainment

When it comes to criticizing celebrities who stand up for causes and charities, especially Geldof and Bono, Brian Johnson proves to be as ignorant as music critics who don't recognize "Back In The Black" as a truly great song.

What's Up With the Rainforest: Could Special Bonds Fund the Green Revolution?

| Posted 02.10.2010 | Green

There have been many clever ideas forged on how economic tools can spurn our transition away from fossil fuels to clean energy technologies.

Evan Bayh's Last Chance to Put Your Money Where His Mouth Is

| Posted 02.16.2010 | Politics

Poor Evan. His wife was pocketing a million plus a year from health care boards and in the good old days, no one would have known, but now, it's just so sad, people think that that is somehow buying a senator.

What's Up With the Rainforest: City Exodus Adds to Fears for Haiti Crops

| Posted 02.18.2010 | Green

From the devastation in Haiti to consumer choices in Europe, our top stories this week highlight how choices affect our future.

A Serving of Egg On Your Face With Your Tea, Sir?

| Posted 02.19.2010 | Business

In the UK today, economists just missed the estimates of January tax revenue, proving that idiot economists don't just live here in the States.

What's Up With the Rainforest: School of Architecture Builds Sustainable Health Care

| Posted 02.24.2010 | Green

What actions must we -- as individuals, families, corporate CEOs, government officials, activists -- take to secure a path that guides us to a cleaner, safer, and healthier world?

My Pet Rock Is Qualified To Be A Leading Economist.

| Posted 02.24.2010 | Business

I didn't want to write again so soon about the uselessness of leading economists who must all be sitting in the same ivory tower double-checking the s...

When You Add 2,400 Businesses and Lose Three, You're Winning

| Posted 02.25.2010 | Business

Two weeks ago, BP America, Caterpillar Inc. and ConocoPhillips decided not to renew their membership in the US Climate Action Partnership.