Does Nuclear Energy Remain Viable in Our Pursuit of a Low Carbon Future?

December 26, 2017 – Peter Diamandis has shared his latest thoughts on the future of nuclear energy in a Christmas Eve message to his email subscribers. In it he talks about rising ... Continue Reading →

Mass Urbanization by 2050 is a Certainty

December 18, 2017 – In yesterday’s thought sharing, Peter Diamandis chose to write about global urbanization and the future of cities. He notes that by 2050, two-thirds ... Continue Reading →

New Evidence for Abundance States Peter Diamandis

December 4, 2017 – In a recent email blast from Peter Diamandis, he gives his perspective on the future stating we are barraged by negative news while the evidence of abundance ... Continue Reading →

GMO in the Headlines This Last Week

November 22, 2017 – The technology behind genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is often associated with images of a “Frankensteinian” world where we humans have taken ... Continue Reading →

Will Indigenous Knowledge Help Humanity to Step Back from the Climate Change Brink?

October 28, 2017 – Here in Canada the federal government of the day has made one of its goals to reconcile with its Indigenous peoples including First Nations, Metis, and Inuit. ... Continue Reading →

Is the World Getting Better?

October 12, 2017 – Just got back from a week away with my wife, daughter, and son-in-law, visiting family in Atlanta, Georgia. Happy to say there were no mass shootings while ... Continue Reading →

Agriculture Faces Many 21st Century Disruptors

September 18, 2017 – Our perspective on agriculture is about to go through dramatic changes as this century unfolds. What are some of the disruptive forces at work? Global population ... Continue Reading →

The Last Year of the Holocene was 1491

August 23, 2017 – Why is a blog site devoted to writing about the future devoting a posting to what happened over 500 years ago? I have a history degree. That’s what I studied ... Continue Reading →

World’s Tropics Getting Fatter with Global Warming

July 28, 2017 – It’s going to take some amazing dieting to reduce the Earth’s bulging tropical zone over the next century and beyond. The official tropics lie between ... Continue Reading →

Union of Concerned Scientists Try to Calculate Cost of One Meter Sea Level Rise

July 23, 2017 – To ignore sea level rise is to ignore the most visible evidence of global warming. Our seas are rising 3 to 4 millimeters per year. That’s not a big number ... Continue Reading →