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Baby Steps at 2014 Lima COP20

Zak Bennett | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Zak Bennett

After finishing 34 hours late, some people left the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2014 (COP20), held in Lima, Peru, with conclusions and others with confusion and dismay.


WWFジャパン | Posted 01.30.2015 | Japan


Harsh Winter Puts Drag On Economy, Fed Says

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Severe weather across much of the United States took a toll on shopping and consumer spending in recent weeks, leading to slowe...

Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

Michael Farr | Posted 08.01.2013 | Business
Michael Farr

The next few weeks are critical in determining whether or not the economy is on a self-sustaining path.

Fund It, Fix It, Make It Fair: Public Transit in the New Economy

Alliance to Develop Power | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
Alliance to Develop Power

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif013 is the do-or-die year for Massachusetts's public transit systems. The Governor and Legislature have promised to fix their chronic funding crisis so they can repair, rebuild and replace their trains, buses and subway cars.

Jeffrey Young

Part-Time Workers Go Uninsured Ahead Of Obamacare: Survey | Jeffrey Young | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business

Just 8 percent of part-time workers are enrolled in their company health insurance plans, according to a report released Monday that underscores the r...

U.S. Private-Sector Job Growth Slows For Second Straight Month

Posted 10.31.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - The pace of U.S. private sector job growth slowed in August for the second month in a row with employers adding 91,000 positions, a report ...

U.S. Private Employers Add More Jobs Than Expected In July: ADP

Posted 10.03.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Private employers added 114,000 jobs in July, topping economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednes...

Huge Financial Company Reports Data Breach

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.15.2011 | Technology

Automatic Data Processing (ADP), a major payroll processor, announced on Wednesday that data belonging to one of its clients was potentially compromis...

The Silent Killer

James Berman | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business
James Berman

I explain to my finance students that inflation is like hypertension: a silent, symptomless killer. The easiest way to grow poor for the long run is to succumb to the ersatz safety of cash.

Over Half Of CEOs Plan To Hire This Summer, Survey Finds

Reuters | Scott Malone | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. chief executives' view of the economy brightened in the first quarter, with more than half now ready to add...

Private Sector Added Nearly 200K Jobs In January

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. private employers added 187,000 jobs in January compared with a revised gain of 247,000 jobs in December, a report by a payrolls processor showed...

Private Sector Still Adding Only A Small Amount Of Jobs

Reuters | Caroline Valetkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Private employers added 42,000 jobs in July, compared with a revised gain of 19,000 in June, the report by a payrolls processor ADP Employer Services ...