Conflict between labor unions and the French government accelerated last week when workers at refineries walked off their jobs, followed by nuclear power plant employees. The strikes come two weeks before France is set to host one of the world’s most popular global soccer tournaments, the Euro 2016.
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
A year-long NPR investigation reveals that many citizens who lost their homes during Hurricane Sandy insist they were shortchanged on claim payouts — while insurers reaped millions in profits.
As of Jan. 1, all new buildings in San Francisco measuring 10 stories or fewer must include a rooftop solar installation. What can other cities learn from this landmark legislation?
At the climate talks in Bonn, Germany, governments and civil-society groups announced a transparency initiative to help developing countries meet their climate goals.
On Wednesday, the Food Policy Action Education Fund and its co-founder, celebrity chef Tom Colicchio, walked the halls of Congress to spur action on food waste.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he would renegotiate the U.N. global climate deal, or at least America’s role in it. Meanwhile, Trump International applied for permits to build a sea wall to protect one of his golf courses from “global warming and its effects.”
A Common Adaptation Unit can help the international community understand the output of adaptation funds pledged in Paris to deal with climate change. What would this unit look like?
JetBlue’s 2015 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report reflects a comprehensive vision that often goes outside the bounds of what is expected from a popular low-cost airline.
From the morning of Saturday, May 7, until late afternoon on Wednesday, May 11, Portugal ran entirely on renewables such as hydro and wind power. That four days without the use of coal or natural gas is a record.
When workers rise to low-level management, they are often transitioned to a salary pay structure. For many, this means working 50 hours a week or more without being paid overtime. A new rule from the Department of Labor seeks to change that.