ESG News

October 2018

Earth’s Population is Skyrocketing. How Do You Feed 10 Billion People Sustainably?
Washington Post

An overview of the way food production will need to change in the coming decades to meet growing global demand.

Transforming Health Care from the Ground Up
Harvard Business Review

Case studies of two efforts at improving health care outcomes and reducing costs—increasingly urgent as health care spending approaches 20% of US GDP.

China’s Great Leap Backward
Foreign Policy

An analysis of the under-appreciated “dismantling” of reforms that have helped China grow over the last few decades.

Can Germany survive the ‘iPhone moment’ for Cars?
Financial Times

How the development of EVs and autonomous vehicles will impact the auto industry, particularly in Germany.

The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax
Niskanen Center

This detailed paper from the think tank Niskanen Center published in 2015 argues the conservative case for a carbon tax, addressing a series of common conservative objections.

Startling New Research Finds Large Buildup of Heat in the Oceans, Suggesting a Faster Rate of Global Warming
Washington Post

New measurement tools indicate that the speed of global warming is more rapid than previously thought.

Why Climate Change and Other Global Problems Are Pushing Some Business Leaders to Embrace Regulation
Harvard Business Review

Companies are becoming more vocal in pushing for regulation, and further in advance of government action.

Special Report: Global Warming of 1.5 ºC
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases its latest, most alarming report on the prospective impacts of global warming and the actions required both to mitigate and adapt to climate change.