Can We Afford a Stable Climate? Worst-Case Risks vs. Least-Cost Solutions

By Frank Ackerman, originally posted at Dollars&Sense The damages expected from climate change seem to get worse with each new study. Reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the U.S. Global Change Research Program, and a multi-author review article in Science, all published in late 2018, are among the recent bearers of … More Can We Afford a Stable Climate? Worst-Case Risks vs. Least-Cost Solutions

Neoliberalism Unchained: Jair Bolsonaro and the Rise of the Extreme Right in Brazil

By James M. Cypher. From Dollars&Sense: The year of 2019 marks a consolidation of the steady slither into extreme right-wing rule in Brazil, as long-time congressman Jair Bolsonaro assumed the presidency on January 1. This slide into the vortex of far right la-la land began when the less-than-charismatic, but steady and solidly left, President Dilma … More Neoliberalism Unchained: Jair Bolsonaro and the Rise of the Extreme Right in Brazil