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Entries by Dennis Whittle from 09/2008

If Only Global Warming were Lex Luthor

| Posted 09.03.2008 | Green

David Wheeler from CGD sent me a link to this video of a short talk by Daniel Gilbert at PopTech! on why we are so slow to respond to global warming. ...

A "Menu" of Green Energy Opportunities

| Posted 09.05.2008 | Green

Yesterday the Center for Global Development (CGD) invited me to a meeting with the World Bank to give some remarks on the Bank's forthcoming Climate C...

Fighting Violence with Generosity -- and Opportunity

| Posted 09.11.2008 | Healthy Living

Gene decided that he and other 9/11 families should send a message to the world: peaceful collaboration and opportunity are among our best antidotes to terrorism over the long term.

One Financial Institution Doing Well, And Doing Good

| Posted 09.15.2008 | Business

The commercial dot-com boom had already gone bust, but the possibilities in the do-good sector were only just coming into view.

Politics is not about policy

| Posted 09.24.2008 | Politics

Food isn't about Nutrition Clothes aren't about Comfort Bedrooms aren't about Sleep Marriage isn't about Romance ... And Politics is not about po...

How to find the best ideas

| Posted 09.25.2008 | Business

Ten years ago, Mari Kuraishi and I launched the first-ever Innovation Marketplace at the World Bank. The idea was that any team of staff, without reg...

How to skin the eco cat

| Posted 09.30.2008 | Green

There are a thousand ways to skin the eco cat; and many of them are full of contradictions. We have to try to be comfortable with this complexity and ...