The Academy’s Founding President, Rinaldo S. Brutoco, kicked off the event with a presentation on the existential threat posed by climate change.
In the United States, unlike in Europe and Asia, discussion of hydrogen energy and fuel cells as systemic, game-changing technologies is largely absent. That needs to change.
Groups including World Business Academy’s Safe Energy Project successfully lobby for closure (Click here for the Academy press release) Today a major goal of the World Business Academy’s Safe Energy Project has been achieved – Southern California Edison (SCE) has finally given in to public and regulatory pressure and decided to permanently close the San […]
The ongoing clashes between governments and multinationals over tax avoidance have fueled momentum for international tax cooperation and global tax reforms.
A new report by the International Monetary Fund concludes that the best way to fight climate change is to get rid of $1.9 trillion in global fossil fuel subsidies. All told, these subsidies amount to 8% of government revenues.
A new report concluded that the cost of unsubsidized solar power is about the same as the cost of electricity from the grid in India and Italy.
Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis, is required reading for anyone who wants to understand the growing U.S. water crisis.
Over the last three decades, weather disasters in North America have increased 500%, causing over 30,000 fatalities and $1 trillion in damages.
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. “Spurred mainly by rising demand in China and India, coal’s share in the global primary energy mix reached 28% in 2011—-its highest point since the International Energy Agency began keeping statistics in 1971.” Global […]
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. It will be difficult to undo the damage from Europe’s cavalier repudiation of the principle of deposit insurance as part of the EU and IMF-approved bailout of Cyprus’ bloated, high-flying banking sector. Cyprus has […]
President Obama has laudably proposed putting $2 billion from federal oil and gas revenues over the next 10 years into a new Energy Security Trust to fund research on new technologies like better batteries and hydrogen fuel cells that would help get cars and trucks “off oil for good.”
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. Swiss voters approved “some of the world’s toughest limits on executive pay” in a referendum this month that will give shareholders an annual binding vote on executive pay and prohibit certain kinds of bonuses. […]