Tag: infrastructure

Energy

Governments and companies have built the global energy system around natural gas almost without a second thought. In a crisis, natural gas is just as variable as renewables. The current price trajectory is the result of supply moderating… Read More

Cold War

A Pacific war, sparked by Taiwan, would be a bloody cataclysm, and no one would be well served by it. Australia doesn’t have to choose. On Sep 16th, 2021 Australia effectively chose. Following years of sharply deteriorating relations… Read More

Pregnancy

Why are so many pregnant women not taking the vaccine? Vaccination to prevent Covid-19. Pregnant people are among the most vulnerable to natural disasters. Climate change is making it worse. As we face the highly transmissible Delta variant… Read More

Climate

If we don’t want people to drink so much alcohol, rather than taxing alcohol, we can subsidize everything that is not alcohol. We should just tax carbon pollution. Climate change is causing distress, anger and other negative emotions in… Read More

Opportunity

Today is a time of incredible risk, and taking the path of least resistance could have existential consequences. But it is also – for the first time in a long time – a moment of real opportunity. A… Read More

Tech

The future of HR leadership, geo-neutral pay and possible relocation pay cuts. Today’s tech executives are often as easily tripped up by grandstanding politicians as were their auto-executive forebears. Lessons for Big Tech from Ralph Nader. NFT’s, digitale… Read More

Hacks

Before Covid-19, we ran our life 50/50 between the physical and cyber worlds. During the pandemic, it became 90/10. Now it is about 80/20. Cyber threats are becoming more important. Meetings between American presidents and Soviet or Russian… Read More

Care

We are keen to bring our ventilator to as many hospitals as possible to combat serious respiratory diseases worldwide. What do teeth and oral health have to do with the brain? Does it protect against degenerative diseases? Hospitals,… Read More

Data

A study of over 5 million people vaccinated with 2 doses has found that a small minority of people remain at risk of Covid-19 hospitalisation and death.  More than 80% of the refugees in Jordanian camps now use… Read More

Future

Whether it’s reviving old trends or starting new ones, TikTok is where Gen Z sets the tone for what’s cool. The climate and the biodiversity summit, which equal climate change as an existential crisis. Amazon’s strategy depends on… Read More

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