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Top 5 Threats to the World’s Beaches (and a Systemic Solution)

Only an economy that externalizes environmental costs would underwrite development practices that are pushing beaches to the brink of extinction.


What Kind of Example Is Canada Setting?

A look at Canada, a nation with such potential to be a sustainability leader, reveals a tragedy of wasted potential.


What Kind of Economy Says OK to Tar Sands Oil?

The short answer: an economy that allows corporations to externalize costs and trump the rights of indigenous people.


A Practical Proposal to Erase Externalities

A small change in SEC rules is just the thing to start a movement toward the establishment of a sustainable economy.


Environmental Heroes Can Inspire Economic Reformers

Brent Blackwelder looks to this year’s Goldman Environmental Prize winners for inspiration in the fight for a sustainable and fair economy.


Cheater Economics

They say cheaters never prosper, but the cheaters seem to be doing just fine in an economy that condones their fraudulent ways.