Monthly Archives: August 2017

Gene therapy and the future of aging

For however long we live, maintaining physical strength and health is an obvious goal. Healthier beings mean lower sick care costs, longer working lives and higher productivity for society. Liz Parrish is the Founder and CEO of BioViva Sciences USA … Continue reading

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Understanding the transition timeline to 100% renewable power

A worthwhile 6 minutes as one of the world’s leading energy engineers, breaks down the global transition timeline to 100% renewable power. Short video explaining world transition timeline to #100% clean, renewable energy by 2050, w/80% by 2030 https://t.co/rToYddOA0U @100isNow … Continue reading

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Another smart solution: lab-grown meat

When a focus on health and sustainability combines with smart-tech and vision, there are no problems, only solutions. “LAB-GROWN BEEF WILL SAVE THE PLANET—AND BE A BILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS.” –Newsweek Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Jack and Suzy Welch, Kyle Vogt, Kimbal Musk, New … Continue reading

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Countries can be entirely powered by wind, solar and water

This is what smart plans look like. A new scientific road map shows how over 70% of the world’s countries – including the UK, US, China and other major economies – could run entirely on energy created by wind, water … Continue reading

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Rampant self-dealing and financial conflicts undermining the rule of law

This is not capitalism or a meritocracy it is how democracy is undone and civil wars born to force change. Rachel Maddow explains how Donald Trump’s Special Adviser on Regulator Reform oversaw a part of the market that ultimately benefited … Continue reading

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Many Canadians spending too much on housing

Good graphic below with some troubling data. CMHC suggests that housing should not constitute more than 30% of a household’s monthly income.  Spending much more on shelter, leaves little room for other necessities like saving for retirement and children’s education. … Continue reading

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