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/ Apr 17, 2015

As shortages loom, putting a price on water

Water is arguably our most vital and precious natural resource, and one that is growing dangerously scarce from China to California, but no matter how much we value water, we are not that keen on paying for it. The issue of pricing water is ...

| Oct 27, 2013

North's nuclear threat mounts in isolation

If the international community’s main goal is to push North Korea toward denuclearization, does the fact that Pyongyang is racing in precisely the opposite direction suggest a fundamental policy failure? The question has taken on added urgency after a succession of monthly warnings sounded ...