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    by Michael Lerner Instead of throwing out edible food, rescuing it can feed the needy, avoid GHG emissions.Global Economy,Agriculture,food rescue,food waste,France,Israel,landfills,refrigeration,Scotland,U.K.,U.S.,Vermont,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 08, 2016, 6:42 PM EST
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    by Michael Lerner Actually helped by el Niño, insured losses hit a 6-year low of $27 billion in 2015.Global Economy,el nino,Munich Re,natural disaster insurance,New Zealand,risk pooling,Whanganui river,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 04, 2016, 2:54 PM EST
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    Oil prices are expected to stay low through at least the first half of 2016, and the dollar may appreciate further.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 31, 2015, 11:10 AM EST
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    by Michael Lerner 10 big oil firms say they support climate change policies, but pledge no concrete actions.Global Economy,BP,carbon market,climate change,greenhouse gas emissions,oil,Oil and Gas Climate Initiative,Robert Dudley,U.N.,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Oct 16, 2015, 4:53 PM EDT
  • A container of e-waste to be recycled. Getty Images

    by Michael Lerner Firms realize that "urban mining" can be profitable.Global Economy,Advanced Recovery and Recycling,China,Côte d'Ivoire,e-waste,electronics,Ericsson,India,MTN,rare earth elements,S.C. Lenny Koh,U.S.,urban mining,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Oct 09, 2015, 4:54 PM EDT