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Centrica is to buy Neas, a Danish company that trades electricity for wind and solar farm owners, for as it pursues a new strategy to capitalise on the growth of renewable energy. Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Power, Wind Power, Flow Battery, Nuclear Energy, Energy News, Energy Resources, Energy Storage

Britain is now free to frack and slash energy bills

This week has seen debate rage about whether the Hinkley Point deal represents good value.

There are times when emergency physicians can't be 100 percent sure a person is suffering from a severe allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis, and may hesitate to use epinephrine. A new article says when in doubt - administer the epinephrine. Shellfish Allergy, Allergy Shots, Marketing Models, Allergy Asthma, Peanut Allergy, Nutrition, Save Life, Food Allergies, Immune System

Why Did Mylan Hike EpiPen Prices 400%? Because They Could

Somewhere, right now, a cash-strapped parent or budget-limited patient with a severe allergy will skip acquiring an EpiPen.

Rotten STEM: How Technology Corrupts Education - American Affairs Journal Educational Technology, Science And Technology, Political Economy, Politics, Corporate America, Circular Economy, School Today, Education System, Democratic Party

The Cost of Thriving - American Affairs Journal

It sounds like an absurd riddle, or perhaps a kindergarten-level math problem: the median male full-time worker earned $314 per week in 1979, while his counterpart at the median in 2018 earned $1,026; who was better off? In fact, the question proves fiendishly difficult, even as its answer lies at the heart of understanding America’s economic progress...

Output per capita will take a hit as workers older than 60 make up more of the labor force Micro Economics, Forced Labor, Global Economy, New World Order, Big Picture, Baby, Exercise, Fitness, Ejercicio

Here's a Reason Baby Boomers Will Curb U.S. Growth This Decade

Output per capita will take a hit as workers older than 60 make up more of the labor force

A growing body of economic literature suggests that efforts in America aimed at things like “maintaining neighborhood character” contribute to segregation and lead to stagnation. Micro Economics, Urban Design Plan, Social Justice, Golden Gate Bridge, Ny Times, Great Places, Equality, Reflection, The Neighbourhood

How Anti-Growth Sentiment, Reflected in Zoning Laws, Thwarts Equality - The New York Times

Crops Rot While Trump-Led Immigration Backlash Idles Farm Work - Bloomberg Politics Micro Economics, Immigration Reform, Presidential Candidates, Social Justice, Thought Provoking, Things That Bounce, Donald Trump, Thankful, Politics

Crops Rot While Trump-Led Immigration Backlash Idles Farm Work

The death of meaningful U.S. immigration reform, done in by Washington partisanship and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s incendiary comments on foreigners, is leaving crops withering in the field and the farm lobby with nowhere to turn as a labor shortage intensifies.

The economic outlook would be even brighter if we had more start-up businesses innovating. Micro Economics, Economy Today, Great Depression, Cause And Effect, Start Up Business, Entrepreneur

Opinion: We’ll need more entrepreneurs if we want to grow at 3% — MarketWatch

The economic outlook would be even brighter if we had more start-up businesses innovating.

Minimum wage hikes hurt manufacturing workers, study shows — Fox Business Micro Economics, Minimum Wage, Apple News, Saving Money, It Hurts, Fox, Study, Business, Plants

Minimum wage hikes hurt manufacturing workers, study shows — Fox Business

Plants reduce hours to save money, research finds.

Economic Incentives Dont Always Do What We Want Them To - Duflo & Banerjee Economic Research, Economic Policy, Social Policy, New York Times, Ny Times, Micro Economics, Wealth Tax, Bbc News

Opinion | Economic Incentives Don’t Always Do What We Want Them To - The New York Times

How to Register as a Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada - Leafly Cannabis News, Medical Cannabis, Micro Economics, Property Guide, Health Care, Alternative, Canada, Modern, Toronto

Opinion | Europe’s Alternative to Medicare for All

Swiss and Dutch private insurance provide better coverage than Canada’s single-payer system.

The GOP has become the drunken frat-boy party — and it sees no reason to sober up - The Washington Post Micro Economics, Sober, No Response, Politics, Live, Boys, Party, Washington, Scandal

Opinion | The GOP has become the drunken frat-boy party — and it sees no reason to sober up

Republicans want to live it up and shirk their responsibilities.

Southwest Airlines Settles Suit but Denies Colluding to Keep Ticket Prices High - The New York Times Micro Economics, Southwest Airlines, New York Times, Ticket, Suit, Suits, Formal Suits

Southwest Airlines Settles Suit but Denies Colluding to Keep Ticket Prices High - The New York Times

Workers: Fear Not the Robot Apocalypse - WSJ Micro Economics, Apocalypse, Robot, Robotics, Robots

Workers: Fear Not the Robot Apocalypse

Automation commonly creates more, and better-paying, jobs than it destroys. In U.S. retailing, rising e-commerce employment at such companies as Amazon more than compensates for the swoon in brick-and-mortar stores.

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