Google is a forward-looking company. But are they looking forward to, and planning for, the now-unavoidable impacts of climate change as they design new multi-billion dollar infrastructure investments? Are the rest of us?
A '20s renaissance developed around Jake and his bookstore next to the downtown library and in his Echo Park digs. Later after the war Anais Nin, and presumably Henry Miller and Bukowski, hung around in the very same hills of Echo Park.
Shell risked some of the worst sailing weather in the world in an attempt to avoid millions in taxes. Just because most of our legislature bends every time an oil company exhales, it doesn't mean Mother Nature will.