Tour de France

Stage 18 · 173 km

Gap → Alpe-d’Huez

Alpe d'Huez ... there is nothing else quite like it

Alpe d'Huez ... there is nothing else quite like it. A million spectators on a 13.8km stretch of road. All going crazy with excitement. Twice!

"We are at the 11th hour, we are facing a tipping point of environmental crisis unprecedented in human history"

— Leonardo DiCaprio - Actor


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Is GDP setting ourselves on the path to oblivion?

by Giles Parkinson

The world has been using gross domestic product (GDP) for decades as the standard for measuring the health of an economy. But as many economists are now concluding, it’s a pretty good measure of the value of goods and services produced during a particular period, but it’s a fairly lousy measure of economic progress.

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