Riding red tracks
On an epic journey through China, Andre Vltchek was stunned by the quality of public transport. Here, he argues socialist central planning is to thank – and that other countries should take note.
Lights out in a US bulb factory
As clean-energy rules and high manufacturing costs force GE to close a Virginia plant, the company looks to China. Meanwhile, Americans are asking where the promised green jobs are. Edward Helmore reports.
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In Mali, the growing reality
As climate change takes hold, the entire debate about Africa and aid will shift from one dominated by charity and post-imperial responsibility to one framed primarily around environmental justice, writes Madeleine Bunting.