Economic sustainability in the construction sector

Leading world markets face similar problems in creating economically and environmentally sustainable construction industries, international researchers say in a new research article.

Tracking inequality in real time

UC Berkeley economists have launched a powerful new web tool that allows users to track, almost in real time, how economic growth and public policy affect the distribution of income and wealth among classes in the United ...

Race, not job, predicts economic outcomes for Black households

During the decade-long economic recovery following the Great Recession, Black households lost much more wealth than white families, regardless of class or profession, according to new research from Duke University's Samuel ...

Study on traffic deaths makes strong case for remote work

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked renewed interest in remote work arrangements, which also could help improve occupational and traffic safety, according to a study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and the University ...

CO2 pollution bounces back, climate goals at risk: IEA

Global CO2 emissions have returned to pre-pandemic levels and then some, threatening to put climate treaty targets for capping global warming out of reach, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.

How will COVID-19 ultimately impact climate change?

Business closures. Travel restrictions. Working and learning from home. These and other dramatic responses to COVID-19 have caused sharp reductions in economic activity—and associated fossil fuel consumption—around the ...

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