USA Importing Air Pollution

USA Today has a front page story on the tremendouse quanity of pollutants drifting into the country from places as far away as China. The significance of the article to me is first of all that it’s on the front page, and second that although it’s pointing fingers elsewhere, it makes the interconnectedness of the planet very obvious. That second point is what one hopes readers walk away with.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.