GDP: an outdated indicator

TRANSLATED BY LAURA DELAGRANGE AND CAROLINE CARDEN Historically, countries which pollute the most have a high level of GDP growth. China (6-7%), India (7%) and the United States (2.5%) – three high-carbon economies – take the lead of countries emitting the largest quantities of CO2 (non-EU). While many envy Germany’s economic growth, questioning our economic […]

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La maison de vacances du Premier ministre Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson. Crédit Johan Wieland (Flickr).

Uncertain Parliamentary Elections in Iceland

TRANSLATED BY MELANIE JOUD AND BEN LITTLEDYKE On 29 October parliamentary elections will be held to determine the composition of the Albingi, the Icelandic Parliament. A dozen political parties are fielding candidates for this uncertain and highly-anticipated vote, which follows the Panama Papers scandal. At the time, the former Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson lied […]

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