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Xinhua News Agency Interviews Schwerin

A dozen years ago, when my wife and I took the first of our five trips to China, talking about the environment was almost forbidden. Economic development, no matter what the cost, was the government and peoples’ sole focus. This … Continue reading

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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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“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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