By pretending that it is the countries where emissions occur which are the problem, rather than the consumers whose products require the pollution, both the EU and the United States have concealed their real failure to shift their economies to lower carbon consumption.
What happens when you gather the many parts of one woman's life, staging them for all to see in a single one-hour performance?
That this question gets asked with increasing frequency is an indication of how far the bitcoin phenomena has come.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
While raising interest rates may dampen falls in a country's currency in the short term, this is not always enough to calm a sell-off and a higher interest rate can hamper growth, squeezing the country further.
A recent groundbreaking study led by Chinese and American scientists, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAC), documents how pollution from US- outsourced manufacturing in China blows back to California and the West Coast.
The apparent progress on emission reductions in rich countries has occurred at a time of widespread outsourcing of manufacturing to China and other developing countries. In the process, we have effectively outsourced our carbon emissions as well. If consumers are responsible for the emissions from making the consumer goods they buy, then we have not solved the problem.
The point of testing the voter is not to favor a particular political party or political orientation. What matters is that voters have good knowledge of what (and who) they vote for so that political representatives are more likely to enact sound policies. If Europe can learn from China, the great Western political theorists of the past would also be cheering for Europe.
Cyclicality of labor costs and the integration of robotics into daily life are not experiences limited to emerging economies; instead, these are reflective of a global phenomenon with inherent limits to long-term job creation.
When land's got you locked and your surfboard is ready to go, there's no need to get your shorts in a knot because inner city rivers are the new waves...
The HR in me came out and I began to question how the emperors were able to lead, not only because of the insulated city but of the vastness of this great country?
It is the turn of Xi Jinping and his senior party colleagues to join the workers in making sure that China does indeed get a real trade union. For the sake of China's workers, for the sake of the Chinese economy, and for the sake of their own legitimacy, we believe that China's leaders will do just that.
Almost two decades after his departure from China, the French writer and diplomat Paul Claudel expressed in his poem "Hong-Kong" a strong desire to return to the Far East, but on the imaginary map of his Chinese continent the capital city was Fuzhou, literally the "Land Of Happiness".
Western analysts are wrong. China is actually on course to achieving 8 percent annual GDP growth for the next 10 to 15 years or longer.
The future development of China is about economic transformation and upgrading; about expanding domestic consumption and advancing the new type of industrialization, IT application, urbanization and agricultural modernization. And it is about pursuing green growth.