Nevada became just the latest state where a public utility commission crushed the economics out of customer-owned solar. When commissions endorse the utility industry’s fairness argument, they are failing to recognize a bigger technology picture.
Author: Bill Roth
Ford is piloting its mobility-as-a-service program on the streets of London (think: Amazon Prime for urban transportation). 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth spoke with project manager Alicia Agius to get the scoop.
The baby boomer generation’s lifestyle, and its unintended weight-related health consequences, is the greatest threat to our country’s ability to balance its budget and the future prosperity of our children and grandchildren, argues 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth.
There was much to be pessimistic about in 2015, but this year gave additional confirmation that the green economic revolution is real and growing.
As an economist, I have a jaundice view of the COP21 agreement. My skepticism ties to a lack of price signals included in the agreement. My question is: Can the world can realize a green economic revolution that delivers less pollution plus economic growth without including the cost of pollution at the cash register, meter and pump?
Our country, and the world, stands at a crossroads. The technologies to deliver both sustained economic growth and reduced emissions have all been invented. But these technologies now require a path toward mass economies of scale to make a difference.
An antibiotic apocalypse is upon us due to failures in food product labeling tied to unsustainable farming practices. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth offers an economic analysis and what to do.
New research by Global Tolerance found that 62 percent of surveyed millennials “only want to work for an organization that delivers social and environmental impacts.” Here’s how HR directors can bring this important information into the package they offer prospective employees.
The total cost of our national weight crisis is estimated at $5 trillion annually from increased health care costs, worker absenteeism and reduced productivity. That is almost twice our country’s annual federal tax revenues.
3p economic correspondent Bill Roth sits down with Gil Friend, chief sustainability officer for the city of Palo Alto, California, about an intriguing trend: ‘default-to-green’ policies in cities.
A study just published by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has linked a building’s indoor air quality directly to its occupants’ cognitive function. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth explores what this revelation could mean for building in the 21st century.
Generation Z is the first generation born in the 21st century, with ages ranging from 2 to 19. They represent about 25 percent of the U.S. population, and have approximately $44 billion in annual buying power. If businesses and governments thought they had to change to adapt to millennials, then they should appreciate this: Gen Z is already working to change their world.