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Economist Stern: ‘I Got It Wrong on Climate Change—It’s Far, Far Worse’

Lord Nicholas Stern, the widely respected author of a landmark 2006 government-commissioned report on global warming’s effect on the world economy, says he underestimated the risks and should have been more “blunt” about the dangers posed by rising temperatures.

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Europe’s Carbon Scheme Goes Up in Smoke

A combination of successful lobbying, political interference and lack of economic growth has wrecked the carbon market designed to combat climate change. It is now cheaper to pollute the atmosphere than to invest in becoming energy efficient.

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Cameron About the EU









Posted on Jan 27, 2013 ENLARGE


Cameron and EU









Posted on Jan 18, 2013 ENLARGE


French in Mali









Posted on Jan 15, 2013 ENLARGE


Euro Not Out of Woods









Posted on Jan 13, 2013 ENLARGE


Life of Greece









Posted on Dec 26, 2012 ENLARGE


Sisyphus in Economics









Posted on Dec 14, 2012 ENLARGE


European Union & Nobel Peace Prize









Posted on Dec 11, 2012 ENLARGE


Confusion









Posted on Nov 23, 2012 ENLARGE


Greece and EU Aid









Posted on Nov 12, 2012 ENLARGE


EU Budget Cut Row









Posted on Nov 5, 2012 ENLARGE



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Eurozone Jobless Rate Hits New High

Unemployment in the eurozone has climbed to nearly 18.5 million people across 17 countries, with 146,000 people joining the ranks of the jobless just last month, The Guardian reports.

Posted on Oct 31, 2012 READ MORE


Helping Hand









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Eurozone Bank Supervision









Posted on Oct 22, 2012 ENLARGE


The EU Scream









Posted on Oct 14, 2012 ENLARGE


EU’s Nobel Peace Prize









Posted on Oct 14, 2012 ENLARGE


Nobel Peace Prize to European Union









Posted on Oct 13, 2012 ENLARGE



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And the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Goes to ...

In the midst of the region’s biggest social crisis of the last six decades, the Nobel Peace Prize Committee gave the European Union its honored award for transforming Europe “from a continent of war to a continent of peace.”

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The Burden









Posted on Oct 12, 2012 ENLARGE


Spanish Leadership









Posted on Sep 19, 2012 ENLARGE


Centaurus Greece









Posted on Aug 27, 2012 ENLARGE


Euro Crisis









Posted on Aug 26, 2012 ENLARGE



Postgrad Elites Control Political Debates

Trying to sort out the status of Obamacare can be tricky thanks to our dysfunctional leadership class; Republican state Sen. Marty Golden wants to teach Brooklyn’s women “the art of feminine presence”; meanwhile, a group of Mormons quits the church in a mass ceremony in Utah. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Jul 4, 2012 READ MORE


Two Euros









Posted on Jun 29, 2012 ENLARGE


Euro and Spain









Posted on Jun 28, 2012 ENLARGE


Collapsing Eurozone









Posted on Jun 16, 2012 ENLARGE


Euro Bailouts Flag









Posted on Jun 14, 2012 ENLARGE


Euro









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Questions on Greece









Posted on Jun 10, 2012 ENLARGE


Spain’s Broke









Posted on Jun 8, 2012 ENLARGE


Euro Crisis Threatens U.S. Economic Growth









Posted on Jun 6, 2012 ENLARGE



The Case of the Missing Cuban Internet Cable

The promised $70 million project to quicken Cuba’s Internet connection speed was never delivered; German voters are on Angela Merkel’s side when it comes to the European economy; meanwhile, a vial with Ronald Reagan’s blood is being auctioned, along with one of Scarlett Johansson’s used tissues. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on May 28, 2012 READ MORE


Greek Euro









Posted on May 23, 2012 ENLARGE


Hollande Meets Merkel









Posted on May 16, 2012 ENLARGE


Greek Tragedy









Posted on May 15, 2012 ENLARGE


Hollande & Merkel









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Which Way, France?









Posted on May 5, 2012 ENLARGE


Merkhollande









Posted on Apr 26, 2012 ENLARGE


Euro Flag









Posted on Apr 1, 2012 ENLARGE


EU President Herman Van Rompuy









Posted on Mar 3, 2012 ENLARGE



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Will Greece Be Ruled by the Bankers or Its People?

The most central and constant dilemma in modern politics—whether the will of the people or that of bureaucrats and specialists should rule—is on full display in Greece.

Posted on Mar 3, 2012 READ MORE


Euro Hot Air Balloon









Posted on Feb 26, 2012 ENLARGE


The Euro Parthenon









Posted on Feb 19, 2012 ENLARGE


Euro Dragon









Posted on Jan 29, 2012 ENLARGE



Zuccotti Park Reoccupied

Barricades in Zuccotti Park have finally come down, causing protesters to immediately reoccupy; in the face of budget cuts, some teachers opt to work for free; meanwhile, Kopimism, a new religion based on file-sharing, emerges. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Jan 10, 2012 READ MORE



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Germany and France to the Rescue, Again

Now that the holiday season is over, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are back in crisis management mode, huddling in Berlin on Monday before emerging to hold a joint news conference on the future of the eurozone.

Posted on Jan 9, 2012 READ MORE



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Germany’s Jobless Rate Drops to 20-Year Low

If only we could import a little bit of Germany right now—in a good way. Unlike many of its European neighbors, Germany is enjoying a bit of an economic boost in that its unemployment rate dropped to a record low for the month of December.

Posted on Jan 3, 2012 READ MORE


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