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Innovation and Collaboration: What the world needs now

Responding to today’s challenges will require the cooperation of individuals and groups representing diverse backgrounds and cultures: industry leaders, government officials, non-governmental organizations, academics and visionaries. In conjunction with my good friend, Zhihe Wang, I recently had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Economic Growth: Cure-All or Curse

Most business and political leaders are on one side; they believe unrestrained economic growth is the answer to all society’s ills: unemployment, deficits, wars etc. Those with an equally shrill opposing position include many environmentalists and academics. They believe our natural … Continue reading

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“It doesn’t make any sense” II

The world population rose from 1.6 billion in 1900 to 7 billion in October 2011, and the U.N. projects that it will reach 9.3 billion by 2050. Achieving agreement on the “right” number of people may be impossible, but it’s … Continue reading

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