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Policy Innovations is a weekly online magazine devoted to innovators and their ideas for a fairer globalization. The Policy Innovations feed includes all major articles, briefings, commentary, and multimedia published on the website.

The Myth of Net-Zero Emissions

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 12:00am
The carbon capture and storage solution fails to address the root causes of global warming, and risks the advance of the zero-emissions goal.

What You Need to Know About the UN Talks Ahead of Lima

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 12:00am
Some hard choices and compromises will be needed before a wide-ranging deal can be agreed at the UN summit in Paris in 2015.

National Security Babies

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:00am
Anne-Marie Slaughter identifies inadequate childcare as the number one threat facing the United States.

Stratospheric Controlled Perturbation Experiment

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:00am
A team of researchers at Harvard is now trying to asses the risks of solar geoengineering.

Could Open Labs Be the Key to Cracking the World’s Toughest Health Problems?

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:00am
Despite the evident benefits inherent to open disease research and treatment development, investment in open labs has been scarce.

Is the 2015 Paris Conference the Last Chance to Save Our Planet?

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:00am
We have squandered the chance of keeping global warming below two-degree Celsius limit unless we take draconian action, says climate scientist Kevin Anderson.

Ebola and Inequality

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:00am
Joseph E. Stiglitz examines the lessons learned so far from the current crisis.

The Urban Village

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:00am
Computational social science is showing why cities thrive. When a city doubles in size, every measure of economic activity increases by about 15 percent per capita.

Why Taxation Must Go Global

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:00pm
International standards and enforcement could prevent tax evasion and avoidance.

Local Food Systems: A Green Way of Life, or a Luxury Only for Elites?

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:00pm
While many celebrate salad greens, the local food movement is cultivating exclusivity and becoming less and less budget friendly.

Beyond Business as Usual

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 3:00pm
Conducting business as usual is no longer good enough. Instead of finding ways to use society and the environment to be successful, companies must contribute to society and the environment in order to sustain success.

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