Recently Quest reported on the current status of hydrogen vehicles and the development of hydrogen infrastructure in California. The World Business Academy has identified hydrogen as the energy carrier of the future. Using hydrogen to store and deploy renewable energy is the most efficient and scalable solution to the climate crisis and the various other […]
Study: Nuclear Reactors Are Toxic to Surrounding Areas, Especially With Age By Candice Bernd, Truthout.org, March 11, 2014 (This article is republished with permission from Truthout.org) A study released last week shows that public health in the communities surrounding California’s Diablo Canyon power plant in San Luis Obispo County declined dramatically after the plant was built. […]
Join the World Business Academy in welcoming renowned mind-body expert and futurist Deepak Chopra, M.D. Dr. Chopra will speak on topics close to his heart over two days of events in Santa Barbara, culminating in a major address at the Arlington Theatre at 7 pm on Friday, March 28th. Dr. Chopra is appearing under the […]
CBS News visited the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan for a first-hand look at the ongoing disaster. Their conclusion: the estimated cost of the cleanup effort is currently $100 billion with a time horizon of 40 years. The World Business Academy continues to study the Fukushima disaster. The scale and scope of the cleanup […]
The nuclear power industry is having its roughest time since reactors were first conceived in the 1950s, however recent major media stories make one think that all is rosy.
Rachel Maddow does a great job explaining just some of the major concerns with the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant on California’s central coast.
Permafrost: The Tipping Time Bomb, a production of the Yale forum on Climate Change and the Media, describes the urgent and little-understood climate change tipping point – the melting of the permafrost and the release of the massive stores of currently frozen greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Pegged by climatologists as one of the most […]
Over 230 people attended a standing-room-only public forum of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on the evening of November 20 in San Luis Obispo, CA, to express their opinions the NRC’s Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) and proposed Waste Confidence Rule. The GEIS attempts to evaluate the environmental impacts associated with the continued storage […]
We see an authentic leap forward occurring in business’ commitment to take responsibility for our collective future.
The press in Britain, France, Greece, and China did not mince words discussing the breakdown of the U.S. political system.
“Business will have a shaping effect on the future. The Academy’s self-imposed task is to bring as much enlightenment as possible to that shaping.”
A version of this article originally appeared in the World Business Academy’s monthly publication Currents in Commerce. Join our mailing list to receive Currents in your inbox. As the effects of climate change “begin to frighten us, geoengineering will come to dominate global politics,” predicts Clive Hamilton, in his must-read new book, Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age […]