Posts Under ‘global poverty’ Category

What Kind of Game Changer?

The hyped climate report released today by the Obama Administration is not in itself a “game changer.” As the AP’s Seth Borenstein notes: The White House document “” a climate status report required periodically by Congress “” contains no new research. The real game changer, illustrated by today’s press conference at the White House and…Continue Reading…

Pick Your Problem

Which crisis is more urgent: the collapsing world economy, the accelerating buildup of greenhouse gases, the growing instability of Pakistan’s governing coalition,  the 29,000 children under five years old that die everyday from causes related to poverty, or the the tottering newspaper industry? Really depends where you sit, doesn’t it?