Tag Archives: Climate Change

GovLab Editorial Board Meeting Links, 8/16/13

Today’s theme was “how can you have open governance if we don’t agree on the basic parameters?” Is the Season for Climate Change Denial Finally Over? – The Huffington Post: Three years after the National Academy of Sciences, a grouping of our country’s top scientists, declared “Climate change is occurring, is caused largely by human […]

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GovLab Editorial Board Meeting Links, 7/19/13

1. Environment, Technology and Governance: Geo-Engineering – A New Cold (er, Cooling) War? • http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/17/4531430/the-cia-is-funding-a-study-on-geoengineering Geo-engineering (or climate engineering more accurately) involves active intervention to modify global-scale properties of the atmosphere and climate system, to offset some of the heating and climate disruption being caused by elevated greenhouse gases. There are two broad forms of […]

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… all the factors – and their relative importance – that prevent people from voting.

By Anita McGahan, Associate Dean, Research, Rotman School of Management and Munk School of Global Affairs,  University of Toronto If only we knew all the factors – and their relative importance – that prevent people from voting. If only we knew the lowest cost of the highest quality of healthcare. If only we knew how […]

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