Limits to environmentalism; a fire in New York; best job in Florida; how to influence China; Rwanda and James Bond on women's rights: links I liked

Firstly, he argues that decoupling growth from carbon emissions may be difficult, but remains the best (or least worst) solution, and a lot better than giving up on growth. Secondly, he explores the dodgy (or lack of) politics of PWG as I did (but not as well) on this blog last year. In a similar vein, ‘“Environmentalists are fiddling while Rome burns,” says Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture-capital firm. Could the Manhattan Project scale effort to achieve low carbon transition be driven by venture capitalists? This one thinks so. Laura Freschi on Aid Watch commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire in New women in parliamentYork, which killed 146 people and ended up transforming US labour law.   The best job in Florida? China in Africa traces the origins of China’s new foreign corrupt practices law to the gentle pressure from the UN and OECD Conventions against Corruption And finally, some International Women’s Day overspill: Go Rwanda- still world leader, (way ahead of the Europeans) on women’s representation in Parliament And hats off to Dame Judi and Daniel Craig for this take on gender inequality. Thanks to We Are Equals for creating this gem [h/t Gonzalo Fanjul] ]]>

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