“Factfulness”

I am one of the ignorant who first learned about Prof Hans Rosling – physician and Professor of International Health at the Karolinska Institutet – only upon his death last year. When the book he had worked on with his son and daughter-in-law was published posthumously, it was very well received and even Bill Gates has […]

The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future (Book)

Just finished reading this interesting and informative book by Paul Sabin, published 4 years ago. Prof Sabin is a professor of history – focusing in particular on environmental and American studies – at Yale. This is a long-form narrative about one of the most famous economic bets in modern history. Population biologist Paul Ralph Ehrlich […]