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Xi Jinping could possibly agree further steps next weekend to reduce China’s trade imbalance with the United States, giving Donald Trump a face-saving way to end his trade war. But Xi will not agree to change the Chinese economic system. Why should he? The American economic system is geared towards maximizing returns for shareholders. And …

Climate change is the greatest risk and challenge of our time. The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached 415 parts per million – the highest level in nearly three million years. And the past five years have been the hottest on record since the 1880s. British scientist Brian Cox says politicians “often …