fossil fuel subsidies
Britain's post-Brexit government has scrapped the Department of Energy and Climate Change, or DECC. Good riddance: If we're serious about fighting climate change, we shouldn't have created the department in the first place.
Photo credit: Mark Robinson When Xi Jinping's treasure ship recently hove into view amidst a roar of diplomatic hubbub, David
Economic success is generally measured in terms of growth rather than positive outcomes for people and places. Although the key metric of growth, 'Gross Domestic Product' (GDP), is increasingly recognised as a poor proxy for human progress, it continues to drive fundamental decisions about the way we manage and grow our economies.