Securities exchanges have been facilitating financial market transactions for centuries, but the first social stock exchanges were launched only recently. So what are they? Are they working? And do we need them?
After running long past its scheduled finish time, the United Nations Lima climate talks finally delivered an agreement on Sunday that should see all countries, not just developed ones, pledge to cut their emissions after 2020.
The idea of the “summer break” is part of the Australian psyche. But Associate Professor Sarah Kaine suggests we spare a thought for those for whom this is no more a possibility than beating Bradman’s test average.