Read — 2014/11/13

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. US and China leaders in ‘historic’ greenhouse gas emissions pledge“, by Carrie Gracie (BBC). During a state visit to Beijing, the US agrees to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at least 26% by 2025; in return, China states that “emissions would peak by 2030”.
  2. At APEC, Obama, Putin find themselves in awkward moments“, by Josh Chin (Wall Street Journal). No one is immune, it seems. Kudos to the artist(s) of this parody.
  3. Why are so many workers still part time? Seven charts“, by Nick Timiraos (Wall Street Journal). Record-low unemployment figures mask the fact that many workers are involuntarily part-time.