The American political atmosphere might be polarized when it comes to climate change, but new evidence suggests that the public is more passionate about energy’s impact on the environment than one might think.
A new survey from the University of Michigan Energy Institute found that 60% of respondents worried “a great deal” or a “fair amount” about the environmental impact of energy use. By comparison, 55% worried a great deal or fair amount about energy affordability. The two concerns, researchers say, were basically equivalent.
"That was an eye opener for us," says professor John DeCicco. “I wouldn’t have guessed that we would have gotten, statistically speaking, an equally strong response.” More>
Good news for the planet.
Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders. One of the better letters I’ve read to date from Buffett. A great year for Berkshire.
One of the best descriptions of the principles of investing from Warren Buffett I’ve ever read.
Got to see one of my heroes, Paul Farmer, at UMD speaking about leadership in global health equity and human rights. Paraphrasing a line of his, “Sustainability in public health should only be applied to sustainability of passion and sustainability of leadership”.