American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
What emerged from the Copenhagen climate talks: A look at promises made and the next steps leading nations must take to achieve them as the summit concludes.
- Kenneth Lieberthal Director, John L. Thornton China Center, The Brookings Institution; Former senior director for Asia at the National Security Council.
- Friis Arne Petersen Danish ambassador to the U.S.
- Stephen Power reporter, Wall Street Journal
- Paulo Sotero Director, Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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