Category Archives: Sprawl

Seven Things We Waste in Huge Amounts

by Lindy Davies Water California, among many other places, is now in the grips of a scarily intense drought. Yet, California still uses an awful lot of water. Golf courses and car-washes are obvious wasters, but agriculture is the thingRead the Rest »

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The Ultimate Cyberweapon

by Lindy Davies An editorial in the New York Times recently expressed concern over cyber-attacks being perpetrated by Chinese hackers against United States military, business and industrial computer systems. The editorial suggested that the US and Chinese governments try toRead the Rest »

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What the US can learn from the economic policies of Botswana

I’m here at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference today, sharing ideas with policy makers around the world. Yesterday, I was able to pose a question to Festus Mogae, the former president of Botswana, about the country‚Äôs high taxesRead the Rest »

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