California just made a change to its voting process that could have a seismic impact on the 2020 presidential race

California is determined to force 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to make some hard choices. California, the nation’s most populous liberal state, has moved its presidential nominating contest to early in the 2020 calendar. Leaders hope this shift will give it maximum impact on the selection of a Democratic nominee and push candidates to address progressive […]

More than half of transportation and logistics professionals still use a pen and paper to manage their supply chain — here’s how blockchain could change that

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Blockchain is seemingly being explored by innovation teams in every corner of every industry. This includes the logistics industry, which, despite continuing on an impressive upward trajectory […]

The moral assumptions embedded in economic models of climate change

CLIMATE CHANGE is many problems in one. Developing and deploying zero-carbon technologies is a formidable challenge. So is the politics of co-ordinating disparate groups to achieve the necessary collective action. In America, where the Republican Party persists in climate denialism, it is an epistemological pickle. Policymakers met in Katowice, Poland, this week to discuss implementing […]

David Attenborough warns of the ‘collapse of our civilizations,’ if climate change continues to be ignored

Renowned English broadcaster and natural historian Sir David Attenborough delivered a stark warning about the future of our planet during the UN Climate Change Summit in Poland, Monday.  Attenborough warned that the world’s survival depends on swift action to prevent climate change. “If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction […]

The Country Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Fights Back

This OZY original series takes you to the New Frontiers of Climate Change, where some of the most vulnerable nations are coming up with the most innovative solutions. Think of movies about climate change, and you likely imagine giant waves sweeping coastal metropolises from New York to Shanghai. But while island nations — such as […]

Anti-war push or regime change in Riyadh: Analysts question motive of US Senate’s Yemen resolution

A Senate resolution that would end US support for the Saudi-led invasion of Yemen may be using humanitarian concerns as a pretext to dethrone Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, analysts say. A bipartisan proposal to block any further US military assistance to the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen is one step closer […]