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Why Yair Lapid’s housing plan won’t actually create affordable housing

Jun 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story

The new finance minister wants to flood the market with rental units, but his ideas are largely impractical and their potential impact on actual housing prices is unclear.

8th Ecocity World Summit Opens in Istanbul

Dec 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Lead Story

With the world’s attention focused on climate change talks in Copenhagen, where world leaders may or may not reach an agreement by the end of the week, a parallel gathering in Istanbul is exploring practical solutions to the climate challenge.

Climate Change Summit Opens in Copenhagen

Dec 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Lead Story

This editorial calling for action from world leaders on climate change is being published today by 56 newspapers around the world in 20 languages.