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Growing City Populations Face Unique Challenges

Growing City Populations Face Unique Challenges

The world’s urban population is expected to grow to 6.3 billion by 2050, putting even more pressure on developing country cities.

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Rethinking the Work Week

Rethinking the Work Week

Rethinking employment will help people make ends meet, improve well-being and ensure a sustainable future

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Finding Ways to Sell Degrowth--and Profit in the Process

Finding Ways to Sell Degrowth–and Profit in the Process

Degrowth is coming, whether we want it or not. But for the entrepreneurial, here are some ways to profit from the transition.

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The Future We Want: Reflections from Rio+20

The Future We Want: Reflections from Rio+20

Senior Fellow, Michael Renner, provides insight into Rio+20 and “The Future We Want”

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Lessons from the Slums: Finding Solutions That Work

Lessons from the Slums: Finding Solutions That Work

To incorporate the more than 800 million people that live in slums worldwide, strong and innovative political leaders need to act

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Time to Occupy the Occupy Movement?

Time to Occupy the Occupy Movement?

The worldwide Occupy movement has spurred conversation and debate, but is it capable of moving beyond that?

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Yeah, yeah, GDP is bad.

Yeah, yeah, GDP is bad.

New report out revealing the shocking discovery that GDP is not a good measure of economic progress!

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São Paulo: Ready to Lead into a Greener Future?

São Paulo: Ready to Lead into a Greener Future?

As climate negotiations were getting under way last week in Cancún, Mexico, I found myself some 6,600 kilometers to the south, in São Paulo, Brazil. [Read More...]

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Nonprofit Executive Pay: The Bigger Picture

Nonprofit Executive Pay: The Bigger Picture

A recent article in the New York Times reported that some executives at U.S. charities are raking in a handsome income: the CEO of the [Read More...]

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OPINION: Taking the Fear out of Environmental Action

In economically gut-wrenching times, the politics of fear all too easily works to thwart progress toward sustainability. When people face intense economic difficulty, they are less inclined to support measures that may bring new uncertainties. The United States–and other societies–need to couple environmental strategies with social policies, and aim for greater economic democracy.

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The Rest of the Story

The Rest of the Story

A New York Times article worries that lessened inequality due to a loss of income among the wealthiest Americans may have adverse effects on U.S. society. But the article fails to consider the many benefits of a more equal society.

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