Can Australia give up its addiction to coal? | Counting the Cost

“This is coal! Don’t be afraid, don’t be scared.” When a prime minister takes a lump of coal into his own parliament as a peculiar form of show-and-tell, you can be sure of a couple of things. One: that coal means a lot to the country’s fortunes, and two: there is going to be some … Read more Can Australia give up its addiction to coal? | Counting the Cost

Climate change is a health issue

The climate crisis is a human health crisis. We need Climate Action NOW and there are many ways you can take action: -Walk or use your bike instead of your car -Eat less meat and more locally produced foods – Replace wood or biofuel stoves with cleaner cookstoves – Call on your local and national … Read more Climate change is a health issue

‘DEAD COW’, Argentina’s last HOPE? – VisualPolitik EN

Argentina’s news is dominated by its economic woes. And worst of all, it has been like this for decades: The hyperinflation of the late ‘80s, the default and the corralito at the beginning of the century or the economic collapse that the country has been experiencing since 2015 and which has forced it to negotiate … Read more ‘DEAD COW’, Argentina’s last HOPE? – VisualPolitik EN

2019 Supreme Court Environmental Law Review and Preview

Leading experts in environmental law and the Supreme Court, Harvard Law Professors Jody Freeman and Richard Lazarus offered an overview of major takeaways from the Court’s last term, including significant decisions for environmental lawyers, before transitioning to discuss both upcoming term cases and continuing cases. Freeman and Lazarus reflected on the Supreme Court’s rulings about, … Read more 2019 Supreme Court Environmental Law Review and Preview

Mexico’s plan to STOP MIGRANTS from Central America – VisualPolitik EN

Migrants from Central America (countries like Honduras, Guatemala or El Salvador) are arriving to the Mexican-American border by hundreds of thousands. It is one the biggest humanitarian crisis in recent American history. And Donald Trump is not willing to admit those migrants. Nor does Mexico. A lot has been said about America immigration policies and … Read more Mexico’s plan to STOP MIGRANTS from Central America – VisualPolitik EN

Euro-Style Crisis to Hit America? – Clem Chambers

Stealth ‘default’ via inflation and the control of internal interest rates is the world’s long-term solution for its on-going economic woes, argues Clem Chambers, CEO of global stocks and shares information site ADVFN.com and author of financial titles including ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Value Investing’. Right on cue, the ‘summer slump’ observed in world markets … Read more Euro-Style Crisis to Hit America? – Clem Chambers

“It’s Likely a US Government Credit Crunch Will Occur in 2013” – Clem Chambers

Massive trade imbalances are driving the current global economic situation. BRIC nations are in for a tough time. Meanwhile, the United States is on the edge of a credit crisis, says Clem Chambers, CEO of leading financial information site ADVFN.com and author of ‘101 Ways To Pick Stock Market Winners.’ The developed world runs trade … Read more “It’s Likely a US Government Credit Crunch Will Occur in 2013” – Clem Chambers

Final US Debt Ceiling Deal Mooted Before 2nd August Deadline

President Obama unveiled a final legislative proposal at the weekend, giving Washington just 48 hours to agree on a deal before the US is faced with defaulting on its payments. On Sunday 31st July 2011, the US President addressed his nation for a second time in under a week with arguments for a compromise which … Read more Final US Debt Ceiling Deal Mooted Before 2nd August Deadline

United States: National Debt Crisis Continues as 2nd August Deadline Looms

The United States government is just seven days away from defaulting on its financial obligations with discussions in the legislature still unfolding. According to the US Treasury, raising the debt limit of the US Government is absolutely necessary in order to meet legal obligations such as debt repayments, social security benefits, military salaries and tax … Read more United States: National Debt Crisis Continues as 2nd August Deadline Looms