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September 21st, 2007

Leading Scientists and Thinkers on Energy – Thomas F. Valone

In this eighth installment of our on-going series of interviews with some of the leading thinkers and scientists on the subject of energy, we interview Dr. Thomas Valone. Facing and solving the multiple issues concerning energy is the single most pressing problem that we face as a species. There is a lot of media coverage […]

 

 

September 19th, 2007

The Direction is Clear

There were three reported news stories last week that taken together point to clear trend lines.  In a court ruling, the state of Vermont won the right to set auto emissions and MPG standards that are stricter than those of the Federal government.  The dollar reached an all time low against the Euro and oil […]

 

 

September 13th, 2007

Sometimes it is Easy to See the Future – 5

To quote from one of the four prior posts with this title: “While in many areas it might be difficult to see into the future, in the area of technology the future can be readily seen.  The speed of technological invention and innovation moves so quickly that we have barely assimilated a recent breakthrough when another […]

 

 

September 11th, 2007

Grand Children and Polar Bears

I have written here several times about the fact that the U.S. crossed a tipping point in 2006 regarding global warming.  It is now a subject that a majority of Americans have awareness of and are concerned about.  As with most large issues that are complex, it often takes time for the citizens to understand […]

 

 

September 7th, 2007

Future of Energy – Harnessing the Sun: Embarking on Humanity’s next Giant Leap

In this seventh installment of our on-going series of interviews with some of the leading thinkers and scientists on the subject of energy, we interview Dr. Feng Hsu. Facing and solving the multiple issues concerning energy is the single most pressing problem that we face as a species. There is a lot of media coverage […]

 

 

September 4th, 2007

Damaged Brands

The past few weeks have not been good ones for products manufactured in China and financial instruments created in the United States.  The “Made in China” brand is now an un-trustworthy brand to millions of American consumers.  New, mortgage backed debt instruments, highly rated by U.S. bond rating agencies are now being questioned in financial […]

 

 

August 28th, 2007

A New Cell Phone Milestone

In prior columns, here and here I have written about the transformative power of the cell phone.  Currently there are more than 2.1 billion cell phone accounts in the world and more than 220 million in the US.  More people have cell phones than have computers or use the Internet.  Globally, there are some 15 […]

 

 

August 23rd, 2007

Leading Scientists and Thinkers on Energy – Howard Bloom

In this sixth installment of our on-going series of interviews with some of the leading thinkers and scientists on the subject of energy, we interview Howard Bloom. Facing and solving the multiple issues concerning energy is the single most pressing problem that we face as a species. There is a lot of media coverage about […]

 

 

August 20th, 2007

Debt, Credit, Obligations and Trust

It feels like we are moving through a watershed moment in both the U.S. and global financial markets. When the mortgage securities market collapses as though it was the tulip bulb market centuries ago in Holland it is truly time to take pause and look at what has been allowed to occur.  Mortgages, secured by […]

 

 

August 16th, 2007

It is All Global

There are two future thinking filters through which I view the recent upheavals in the financial markets.  The first is that we are moving to a new and developing global society and that this can first be seen economically.  The second is that debt is something that must be looked with new perspective.  Today we […]

 

 

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