How carbon taxes can succeed

The political leeway for carbon taxes is greater than commonly assumed. Political scientists at ETH have shown how carbon taxes could find acceptance in Germany and the U.S.. What matters most is the intended use of the tax ...

Study turns attention to rural homelessness

Homeless individuals in rural areas are offered few options when it comes to assistance in their communities, frequently forcing them into urban centers in search of help.

40-country survey: Majority support for cutting emissions

A survey across 40 countries around the world found most people see global warming as a serious problem, and most of them want their governments to limit emissions as part of a global agreement being negotiated in Paris in ...