Charity watchdog removes Clinton Foundation from its watch list

THANKS: Rosalind S. Helderman December 22 at 4:50 PM From left, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, former president Bill Clinton former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, the vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, appear onstage during a student conference for the Clinton Global Initiative University in 2014 (Matt York/AP) Charity Navigator, one…

How Panama Is Becoming The Next Luxury Hot Spot

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Panama’s Cityscape (Credit: Panama Tourism Authority and Copa Airlines) Panama’s Cityscape (Credit: Panama Tourism Authority and Copa Airlines) THANKS;Jennifer Kester, Contributor Panama may be best known for its canal, but the country isn’t merely a convenient passageway between east and west—it’s a destination made up of a unique mix…

How Panama Is Becoming The Next Luxury Hot Spot

Panama’s Cityscape (Credit: Panama Tourism Authority and Copa Airlines) Panama’s Cityscape (Credit: Panama Tourism Authority and Copa Airlines) THANKS;Jennifer Kester, Contributor Panama may be best known for its canal, but the country isn’t merely a convenient passageway between east and west—it’s a destination made up of a unique mix of city, rainforest and beaches. One…

Energy transitions, renewables and rational energy use: A reality check

Thanks;Originally published at oecdobserver.org./OECD Published;December,12    ©Marcelo Del Pozo/Reuters Source: OECD Observer Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba, Canada There is nothing new about energy transitions, though until the 19th century they unfolded very slowly. With the exception of the UK (where coal had already become the dominant fuel by the mid-17th century)…