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There are smart infrastructure projects out there to help us out of recession – we just have to look.

Infrastructure spending is touted as the path to economic recovery, but our leaders can no longer afford to throw billions at programs with little economic merit or policy logic. By Michael Keating and John Menadue Good infrastructure investment is always the best response to a recession because, unlike tax cuts […]

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Falling into a depression?

It has always been argued that gas, while not a squeaky clean fuel, is a least a better bet than coal. But now it turns out that gas may be even dirtier, because the methane leaks that cannot be contained will probably nullify any advantages from emissions of coal. By […]