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Green Accounting

Gross Domestic Product: Grossly Incomplete, But We Can Fix It

Gernot Wagner | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green
Gernot Wagner

Up to a point, GDP does tell us important facts about people's lives, livelihoods and aspirations. Living on a dollar a day is miserable no matter how you look at it. Choking on economic growth, of course, is equally bad.

Why the World Bank Must Divest From Fossil Fuels

Daphne Wysham | Posted 12.06.2012 | Green
Daphne Wysham

What about the remaining 56 percent of World Bank energy lending, most of it still devoted to fossil fuels? Is this what the Bank calls "stepping up to the challenge" of climate change?

Ecological Intelligence

Daniel Goleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel Goleman

Is it more ecologically correct to tote a stainless steel bottle you refill with water, or to use water in throwaway plastic bottles? As it turns out, it all depends.