A key goal of public transportation is to reduce the number of cars on the road and therefore improve air quality and reduce emissions, especially in urban areas, but a small detail in the US federal tax code is actually working against this goal. The federal tax code has an … [Read more...] about Simple parking policy incentivizes employees to take greener routes to work
Wealth inequality around the world has increased dramatically since the 1980s with the top one percent owning 40 percent of the world's wealth. In the US, this problem is even more severe with the top 0.1 percent owning more than the bottom 90 percent. This inequality is … [Read more...] about G7 finance ministers meet to support global tax accountability accord
Our children are our future, but sadly enough, child neglect is a major problem in the US. In fact, an estimated one-third of children are subject to a child protective services investigation before the age of 18. Research has found that the stress of poverty is often linked to … [Read more...] about How raising a tax credit for struggling families can reduce child neglect
Personal carbon trading could enable consumers to reduce carbon emissions and make money too. Marc van Dinther | April 2008 issue Andy Ross and Shannon Moore think twice before hopping on a train or raising the thermostat. Their concerns aren’t limited to transport and utility … [Read more...] about Hey buddy, can you spare some carbon credits?