Cities are mostly incremental, but occasionally, there are dramatic changes to the places we live and work.
By 2050, an additional 400-plus million Indians — and 255 million Chinese — will live in cities. Along with Nigeria, India and China will account for 35% of global urban growth by 2050.
In 2018, the United States experienced 14 climate-related disasters that each cost $1+ billion.
We’ll need to produce more food in the next 30 years than we have in the last 10,000, all while managing a diminishing supply of water and arable land.
It is difficult for most people to connect the Industrial Revolution to current GDP and productivity growth to future climate-caused events.
Around the world: trillions of dollars, billions of people, and millions of products. The most significant economic opportunity of our lifetimes.
In 1901, Theodore Roosevelt became America’s first conservationist president.
This year, we have witnessed two Teslas. The first Tesla is aspirational. The other Tesla confounds investors as a high-profile, poorly-performing business.