Climate

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Industry pollutes US water supply
Scientists and environmentalists are condemning the Trump administration for waging war on regulations that aim to preserve U.S. water resources. "The Republican Party is moving rapidly to become the party of dirty water." —Peter Gleick, U.S. National Academy of Science "Candidate and now President Donald Trump claimed he'd work to promote clean...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"Curbing advertising, taxing carbon, a basic income, and a shorter work week" can be part of a strategy of "planned de-growth." (Photo: Generation Grundeinkommen/flickr/cc)
As some tech giants throw their weight behind the idea of a universal basic...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
As the state of Nebraska stands poised to make a potentially life-altering decision about permitting this poisonous bitumen to be inflicted on its population
As Nebraska's Keystone XL pipeline hearings came to a close on Thursday,...

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We can't even. As tensions with North Korea escalate, the bloodless souls at the Wall Street Journal wrote a piece analyzing how the stock market would fare in an all-out nuclear war. Buy yen and bunds, they say, and don't mind "t he yield curve would likely flatten," along with the world. People have been duly horrified, conceding a likely bullish market on canned goods, iodine tablets and cockroaches but noting, in the end, "The dead don't care about markets."