Clean Energy Will Yield Job Growth, Survival

Countries and businesses that fail to shift to renewable energy from fossil fuels do so at their own peril, Sec. of State John Kerry said Monday morning. And that peril is both economic and existential. Implementing greener energy use not only means a reduction in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, but more jobs and economic… via … Continue reading

Philippines Gets 6.7 Magnitude Quake for Choosing Social Justice Over Abusive Mining

The Philippines assumed the leadership in nickel production after Indonesia closed down some of its nickel mines much earlier. However, the nickel miners in the country are up in arms as 23 mines were slapped with closure orders, earlier this month. via Philippines Gets 6.7 Magnitude Quake for Choosing Social Justice Over Abusive Mining — Covert … Continue reading

Mitigating climate change through waste management – Rural Evolution

Swine raiser Romana Suan believes that by properly utilizing the waste of her pigs, she does not only show social responsibility; but also gains extra income. (Photo by Fred Abrea) The evident change in temperature is one of the signs of climate change. Human activities such as cutting and burning of trees contribute to increasing atmospheric… … Continue reading

Countries and businesses that fail to shift to renewable energy from fossil fuels do so at their own peril, Sec. of State John Kerry said Monday morning. And that peril is both economic and existential. Implementing greener energy use not only means a reduction in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, but more jobs and economic… via … Continue reading

Why India’s Real Estate Market Is In For A Big Boost — Fortune

Global real estate investors will soon be able to invest in real estate and infrastructure in India, as Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are expected to make their debut in the world’s largest democracy. Next year, Blackstone is expected to offer its first issuance of these securities, a development that could pave the way to… via … Continue reading

The Danger of Moderation — Fortune

This essay appears in today’s edition of the Fortune Brainstorm Health Daily. Get it delivered straight to your inbox. This week, the journal JAMA Internal Medicine published a study that should alarm social smokers, young and old–that cohort among us who “don’t smoke,” but bum a cigarette now and again…or who only smoke at parties,… via … Continue reading

Almost Half of Young People Don’t Have Enough Money for Emergencies — Fortune

If you worry you don’t have enough money saved up in case of emergencies, rest assured you’re not alone. In October, Americans said there was a 34% chance they could come up with $2,000 for an emergency next month, according to new data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The figure marks a… via … Continue reading