With 2012 the hottest year on record in the United States, it would be pretty easy to predict more of the same in 2013. But in the new book What’s Next? by Marian Salzman, she takes things a step further. She points out that “Americans who believe in religious miracles increased by 22 percent in […]
If you have never read the Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen, he breaks it all down for you here in this concise video at hbr.org. He first explains that a disruptive innovation is not a breakthrough that makes a good product better. Instead, it transforms a product that is normally so expensive that only a […]
In the movies, when we find out that a meteor is hurtling toward the earth, we always send Bruce Willis (or some other equally capable Hollywood hero) to save us from extinction. The way the world banded together to reduce the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances through the Montreal Protocol in 1987 was an […]
It’s hard to predict right now which we will hear more about this year: Solyndra as a symbol for Obama’s failed environmental policies or Romney’s low personal tax rate as a emblem for all that is wrong with Republican economic policies. Unfortunately, only one of these is really fair. Let’s see which one.
The time for mobile nature reserves has come. What, you haven’t heard of them before? They don’t actually exist yet. The idea was just proposed at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Vancouver. As reported in the Guardian, mobile nature reserves would work as follows: Instead of restricting areas by their […]