The Arctic’s unique and fragile ecosystems, and local populations who depend on...– Uh, yes it does.
According to Census data released Thursday, in 27 of the nation’s 51...
cities need a lot more buildings. McKinsey estimates that between now and 2025...– Let’s hope we’re a little smarter this time around.
I won’t write for free anymore. The idea that everybody’s writing for free is...
The gilded age led to the progressive era, the excesses of the Roaring Twenties...
Like it or loathe it, as far as music products are concerned, we are in the...– The Tale of Emily White, Scarcity and the Future of Music Products « Music Industry Blog
We need to recognize that the tax cutters were snake oil salesmen, the Federal...– America’s long slope down | David Cay Johnston
more than 50 percent of federal benefits flow to the 13 percent of the...– The Generation Gap Is Back - NYTimes.com
About 30,000 of the 43,000 Apple employees in this country work in Apple Stores,...– Apple Stores’ Army, Long on Loyalty but Short on Pay - NYTimes.com
a few generations hence, the kids will be eating locusts and killing in cold...– Generational decline: Reality bites | The Economist
“After decades of decline, cycling is booming. According to the Department for Transport, people cycled farther in 2010 than in any year since 1991. In London some 540,000 trips a day are made by bicycle—twice as many as in 2000.”
Sustainable (cleaner) transportation is pretty...
“Global CO2 emissions from the transport sector are projected to increase nearly 50% by 2030 – with profound environmental, economic and social consequences – unless dramatic changes are adopted. In many Asian nations, losses from traffic-related congestion already amount to 5% of GDP. Many large Asian cities also suffer from the highest air pollution levels in the world, contributing to the...
Every ton of coal, every barrel of oil does more in socialized damage to...
Although only 6% of the global population live there, it is responsible for more...– I actually would have guessed a larger percentage for the U.S.
A123’s breakthrough battery is an example of why government investment in...
In the next five to 10 years, you’ll see tens of billions, if not hundreds...
A responsible estimate cited by the institute indicates that the annual expense...
Nice Look At Lessons Learned Launching Texas...
Lessons from Launching NPR StateImpact and The Texas Tribune View more presentations from Elise Hu-Stiles
The institutional structure of the United States is under stress. We might be in...– (via fred-wilson)
In 2010, not exactly a great year in the U.S. economy, there were seven job...