North Pole May Be Ice Free for First Time This Summer National Geographic. I’m going on a family trip to Alaska in August, and expect to be thoroughly depressed by the signs of global warming.
Iran: The Threat Thomas Powers, New York Review of Books. A must read.
Wine economics and economical wine Richard Baldwin, VoxEU
Have Swaps Overdone the Gloom? Wall Street Journal. This article is a bit lightweight, in that it mentions that the ABX index has been criticized, yet does not discuss its shortcomings.
An anti-stagflation strategy: move back home Tim Harford, Financial Times. Funny
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