We would do well to withhold our praise of another seemingly new composite index such as the Social Progress Index.
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The sudden collapse of the coal industry has been as swift as it has been shocking.
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World leaders are meeting in Paris this week for the United Nation's COP21 talks. But what exactly are the main topics of discussion?