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Why shipping has been slow to adopt an emissions cap


The Economist (blog) - Apr 17, 2018
ON APRIL 13th, delegates of the International Maritime Organisation, the UN agency responsible for shipping safety and pollution, announced that 170 of its members had agreed to reduce carbon emissions from shipping to no more than half of 2008 levels ...
 

The Economist Announces 'Open Future' Initiative; Remakes The ...


PR Newswire (press release) - Apr 16, 2018
LONDON, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economist, a leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, today announced "Open Future", an editorially driven initiative (www.economist.com/openfuture) which aims to remake the case ...
 

A plan to put beds on planes - Come sleep with me


The Economist (blog) - Apr 16, 2018
Airbus recently announced that it has entered into a partnership with Zodiac Aeropsace, a French aviation-equipment company, to develop “lower-deck modules with passenger sleeping berths.” In other words, passengers in need of 40 winks might eventually ...
 

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Liberalism: where did it come from and are its days numbered? | The Economist


Liberalism has been the dominant political philosophy in the West for more than 200 years. Populists say liberals are too elite and are out of touch with ordinary people. Here's what you need...
 

Putin's games with the West | The Economist


As presidential elections take place in Russia, chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov talks about the games President Putin is playing with the West. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on...
 

The struggles for independence and the impact of redrawing borders | The Economist


From Catalonia to Kurdistan and Quebec, many people are demanding independence. What does it take to transform a cultural identity into a nation-state? And what is the impact? Click here to...
 

The rise of the refugee startup | The Economist


Refugee camps are unlikely hotbeds of untapped entrepreneurial talent. The UN estimates that there are 3000 businesses inside the Zaatari camp in Jordan, generating $13m per month, even though...
 

How powerful is your passport? | The Economist


Passports can tell you a lot about a country. Colour can be a statement of national identity, state religion, or international co-operation. But not all passports are equal. Click here to...