The possibility of global warming presents an ominous view of future generations.  But as McKenzie Funk's startling study reports, some of the world's biggest corporations have plans for turning impending climate change into record profits.

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…