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Can Social Media, Loud And Inclusive, Fix World Politics?

The Conversation Global | Posted 03.20.2017 | Home
The Conversation Global

Rania Fakhoury, Université Libanaise The Conversation Global’s new series, Politics in the Age of Social Media, examines how governments around t...

REPORT: Preet Was Investigating Trump's Health Secretary At Time Of Firing

ProPublica | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics

By Robert Faturechi ProPublica, March 17, 2017, 2:13 p.m.Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who was removed from his post by the Trump administratio...

Donald Trump Is Inciting A New Culture Of Impunity Among American Businesses

Carl Pope | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics
Carl Pope

One of the biggest impacts of Donald’s Trump’s election is not the direct damage he may do – but the cultural shift he has unleashed among Ameri...

White House Set To Scrap EPA Assessment Of Fuel Efficiency Standards

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump unveiled plans on Wednesday to toss out the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest assessment of new fuel efficiency standa...

Rolling Back The Clean Power Plan Is A Losing Proposition For America

Sam Adams | Posted 03.14.2017 | Politics
Sam Adams

Why put the brakes on a good thing? Over the last decade, America’s economy has grown rapidly, while its emissions have dropped [2]. The shift is go...

Tunisia, Morocco And Egypt: A New Global Hub For Social Impact Start-ups

The Conversation Global | Posted 03.13.2017 | Home
The Conversation Global

Ben Hamadi Zouhour, École de Management de Normandie Refrigerators in the Moroccan desert; a bracelet to prevent heart attacks in Tunisia; a source...

California Girds To Battle Feds Over Environment

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.11.2017 | Green

California officials aim to guard some of the toughest environmental standards in the nation against the Trump administration’s plan to cut clean ai...

Now Under Attack, EPA's Work On Climate Change Has Been Going On For Decades

The Conversation US | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics
The Conversation US

By Greg Dotson, University of Oregon The Trump administration intends to roll back two pillars of the Obama administration’s climate policy – regu...

Volkswagen Pleads Guilty In Emissions-Cheating Scandal

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 03.10.2017 | Business

Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) pleaded guilty on Friday to three felony counts as part of a $4.3 billion plea agreement reached with the Justice Department...

GM Sells Opel To French Company For $2.3 Billion, Exits Europe

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 03.06.2017 | Business

PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - PSA Group has agreed to buy Opel from General Motors in a deal valuing the business at 2.2 billion euros ($2.3 billion), t...

Clean Cars, California, and Pruitt's Breathtaking Hypocrisy

Keith Gaby | Posted 03.06.2017 | Politics
Keith Gaby

Right after he was confirmed, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said he would achieve cleaner air through “cooperation between the States and EPA.” I...

Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Could Cause 1,200 More Premature Deaths

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.03.2017 | Politics

In September 2015, Volkswagen Group admitted to fitting 11 million vehicles worldwide with software to cheat on government tests for diesel pollution....

Where To Invest Your Money In The Trump Era

Stacy Johnson | Posted 03.07.2017 | Business
Stacy Johnson

Donald Trump is president, like it or not. And with a new administration comes changes in policy that will affect your portfolio. Some Trump policy ch...

Read The Full Text Of Donald Trump's First Major Speech To Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.28.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump gave his first major speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Trump spoke on immigration, the economy and education. R...

Elon Musk Is Sticking With Trump For SpaceX Contracts

Paul Alexander | Posted 02.28.2017 | Politics
Paul Alexander

These are troubling times for Elon Musk.Last week, Tesla, his electric car manufacturer, announced the company’s latest round of bad financial news;...

The Earth Is Not Flat, Mr. Trump

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 02.28.2017 | Politics
Evelyn Leopold

The question is not whether climate change exists but what to do about it. It is difficult to find a respected scientist in the United States or aroun...

Waymo Says Uber Stole Critical Self-Driving Technology, Files Suit

Reuters | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.24.2017 | Business

Alphabet Inc’s Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto on Thursday over allegations of theft ...

Will Fossil Fuels And Conventional Cars Be Obsolete By 2030?

Frank Rijsberman | Posted 02.24.2017 | Green
Frank Rijsberman

In 2016, solar power became the cheapest form of energy in 58 lower income countries, including China India and Brazil. In Europe, in 2016, 86% of the...

Elon Musk Digs In His Heels In Tesla Feud With United Auto Workers

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday brushed off efforts by workers at his California factory to unionize, insisting that joining the United Automobile Wo...

How ‘Evolving’ Technology Leads To Fewer Choices And Creates Mountains Of Waste

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.24.2017 | Technology
The Conversation Global

Sharad Sinha, Nanyang Technological UniversityLet me ask you a question. Are you periodically forced to buy a new laptop because the technology – ha...

Red State Rural America Is Acting On Climate Change – Without Calling It Climate Change

The Conversation US | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
The Conversation US

By Rebecca J. Romsdahl, University of North Dakota President Donald Trump has the environmental community understandably concerned. He and members of ...

Workers At Boeing's South Carolina Plant Reject Union Just Before Trump Visit

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

By Alwyn Scott and Harriet McLeod SEATTLE/NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Boeing Co handily defeated a union drive by workers at the company’s a...

Trump's Manufacturing Jobs Initiative Is Stacked With Off-Shorers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Whirlpool, the big appliance manufacturer, stressed in recent years its preference to make it in America. In 2013, it actually moved dishwasher manufa...

Solar Energy Created 1 In 50 New U.S. Jobs. Now It's Bracing For Trump Cuts.

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump promised to spur a hiring renaissance after he won election last year by bulldozing regulations he says stymie economic growth....

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The NAFTA Renegotiation

Simon Lester | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics
Simon Lester

There is no great need to renegotiate NAFTA. Most of its flaws or omissions would have been corrected by the TPP negotiations, which established new t...