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Happiness: Redefining the Formula for Genuine Prosperity

Today, an increasingly wide range of experts argue that measuring government performance purely in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) is no longer so relevant. Should we go by happiness instead?

Where Sustainability Meets Public Health

An increasing number of academics and healthcare professionals are saying manmade climate change could carry heavy implications for human health.

Why the Social Cost of Carbon Is Critical for America to Make Sound Policies

U.S. President Donald Trump is poised to sign a new directive dropping climate change as a consideration when evaluating government agency actions. This would prevent the government from using the best available science to inform their decisions and from holding polluters accountable for damages caused by carbon dioxide emissions, argues Noah Kaufman of the World Resources Institute.

3p Weekend: We’re Keeping Up With the White House So You Don’t Have To

The hottest news items centered around Trump’s proposed budget and the tax return revelation that wasn’t. But that’s far from all that happened this week. We’d make a “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” joke, but honestly we’re too exhausted. Let’s just get right down to it.

Trump Budget Swings Heavy Hammer at Federal Agencies

U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts affect programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to cancer research as the administration seeks to slash discretionary funding in order to bolster the military.

Your Funding Was Cut . . . Now What?

Nonprofits and small companies across the country could see funding dry up if President Donald Trump’s budget proposed budget goes through. Sustainability strategy consultant Joanne Sonenshine offers some advice.

The American Health Care Act Is Fake Health Care

The GOP-backed American Health Care Act is a budget bill. It is designed to reduce federal expenditures on health care — but it will reduce coverage, increase premiums and leave millions uninsured.

Could Trump’s Border Wall Start a Land Grab in Texas?

Evidence suggests that the Trump Administration will resort to land grab tactics such as eminent domain if necessary in order to build a border wall between Mexico and the U.S. But Texas landowners will be in the administration’s way.