“Climate Risking the Trump Brand”

“Climate Risking the Trump Brand” © 2017 Hazel Henderson   Backing out of the U S Commitment to the 2015 UN Climate Accords signed in Paris by 195 nations, Trump himself risks derailing his own brand and Trump-branded properties worldwide.  This additional unforced error, warned against by his top advisors, from …

FOSSILIZED ASSET ALLOCATION STILL MIS-PRICING ENERGY AND RISK

FOSSILIZED ASSET ALLOCATION STILL MIS-PRICING ENERGY AND RISK   By Hazel Henderson © 2015 forthcoming in SeekingAlpha.com As I wrote in 2008 in “Updating Fossilized Asset-Allocation Classes”, all energy sectors are still treated alike, dominated by fossil fuels.  This means that energy assets based on commodities: coal, oil, gas, uranium …

“MEDIOCRACIES AND THEIR ATTENTION ECONOMIES”

“MEDIOCRACIES AND THEIR ATTENTION ECONOMIES” By Hazel Henderson ©2017 Watching the recent White House Correspondents dinner in Washington reminded me of a chapter in my Building a Win-Win World (1996, now an e-book), where I identified the rise of “mediocracies” and their “attention economies” as part of humanity’s Information Age. …

Artificial Intelligence + Algorithms = Assumptions!

Artificial Intelligence + Algorithms = Assumptions! Submitted by: Hazel Henderson Posted: Aug 12, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged in the public debate with Deep Mind’s recent win over a champion of the Chinese game GO.  AI is all about computers getting better at solving problems …

Book Review: Building the New American Economy and The SIMPOL Solution

Book Review Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair and Sustainable Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University Press New York, 2017 The SIMPOL Solution John Bunzl and Nick Duffell Peter Owen Publishers, London 23017 By Hazel Henderson © 2017 These two books separately offer strategies for the ongoing global transition from the …

Book Review: Thank You For Being Late-Author, Thomas Friedman

THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE THOMAS FRIEDMAN FARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUX, NEW YORK, 2016   By Hazel Henderson © 2017 Thank You for Being Late:  is Thomas Friedman’s best book yet.  Friedman combines his breathless optimism and journalistic personal style with a much more advanced critique of globalization than in …

Book Review of Connectography: Mapping The Future of Global Civilization

Book Review of Connectography: Mapping The Future of Global Civilization Parag Khanna, Random House, NYC 2016 By Hazel Henderson © 2017 This book is bad news for President Trump’s chief advisor Steve Bannon and his colleagues at Breitbart Media. Author Parag Khanna’s meticulous mapping of our planet’s human-designed infrastructure cannot …

Review Of 3 Books: Homo Deus, The Undoing Project, Reinventing Prosperity

By Hazel Henderson Copyright © 2017 Hazel Henderson. All Rights Reserved. Review of Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, Yuval Noah Harari, explores brain science and the future of human cognition. Review of The Undoing Project, Michael Lewis, looks at how cognitive biases invalidate economic models. Review of Reinventing …

Assessing Risks of Fossil Reserves: Are They Fuel Or Feedstocks?

Assessing Risks Of Fossil Reserves: Are They Fuel Or Feedstocks? By Hazel Henderson ©2016 The global tug-of-war between fossil fuels and cleaner greener renewable energy and advanced efficiency has come to a head.  Reactionary politics in the USA produce a short-term victory for its fossilized sectors the global oil industry, …