Natural immunity will be key to downshifting the pandemic to endemic status. That doesn’t mean you should go out and try to catch the virus tomorrow.
For Justin Fox's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
China's progress in reducing pollution in its capital city justifies a little environmental optimism, if only the world would catch up.
The end of immunological naivete to COVID-19 in the U.S. should change how we think about the disease and what policies we put in place to manage it.
The 10 biggest U.S. cities, while large and growing, now account for less than 7.9% of the country’s population.
Retiring baby boomers and massive government aid in response to the COVID-19 pandemic may help explain the rising incomes and workers quitting in huge numbers.
A rough estimate based on the infectiousness of COVID-19 is that about 70% of the population would have to be immune for its spread to slow without any other preventative measures.
Many of the U.S. ZIP codes hit hardest by the pandemic's economic fallout are those where affluent stay-at-home workers have stopped spending money on local services.
Renewables will most likely surpass the fossil fuel in electricity generation this year despite Trump's best efforts.
Like a lot of big cities in the developed world, Amsterdam lost population in the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s as its inhabitants opted for newer dwellings and more space outside the city. During those same decades, newcomers arrived in large numbers from former ...
If quality of life is better in Canada and Europe, why don't more Americans emigrate?