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The Infinite Goal of Growth

Why economic growth cannot continue forever

When checking my bank account, I was surprised by the interest I had received over the year of 2017. It was not much – as the interest rate has been set close to zero by the ECB to stimulate the economy – but it was at least something. If I do not withdraw any money
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Viva El Niño!

Ethiopia, El Niño-influenced drought continues to affect millions of people, deepening food insecurity, malnutrition and water shortages in affected areas. [..] It is projected that in 2016, 2.2 million children under age 5 and pregnant/breastfeeding mothers will be moderately malnourished and 450,000 children will be severely malnourished (UN-OCHA, 13 April 2016). A major problem of
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