Notes on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies

I'm about to complete a wonderful class on climate change and these last weeks, in particular, have provided a great source of tips on how to deal with the biggest challenge humanity AND the planet face today (and increasingly will do in the future). Within two months I had the chance to delve into the … Continue reading Notes on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies

Paul Polak: An Entrepreneur Creating Chances at a Better Life

Repost from the New York Times For 30 years Dr. Polak, a 78-year-old former psychiatrist, has focused on creating devices that will improve the lives of 2.6 billion people living on less than $2 a day. But, he insists, they must be so cheap and effective that the poor will actually buy them, since charity disappears … Continue reading Paul Polak: An Entrepreneur Creating Chances at a Better Life

Maggie – in her words

«She has the eyes of Stalin and the voice of Marilyn Monroe» Jacques Mitterand A controversial personality, perhaps the single most influential politician of the second half of the twentieth century, Margaret is someone I used to discard as a right extremist for a long time, like many people still do today. But, because of … Continue reading Maggie – in her words