Earth 2017

Ford is working to link home-automation devices like Amazon Echo with its vehicles, allowing consumers to control lights, thermostats and other home systems from their car.

Alexa, Order Me a Ford Uber: Mobility and the Internet of Things

Ford is working to link home-automation devices like Amazon Echo with its vehicles, allowing customers to control lights, thermostats and other home systems…
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How Technology Innovation Will Save Customer-Owned Solar

Nevada became just the latest state where a public utility commission crushed the economics out of customer-owned solar. When commissions endorse the utility…
Ford is piloting its mobility-as-a-service program on the streets of London.

Zero-Emissions Smart Mobility and Your City

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…
GM introduced the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

3 Disruptive Technologies Driving Zero-Emission Smart Cars

Three disruptive technologies are enabling companies like Google, GM and Lyft to rethink the design and commercialization of the automobile.
Silicon Valley and Detroit are in a race to reinvent the automobile.

Your 21st-Century Car Will Be Zero-Emissions and Smart

Silicon Valley and Detroit are in a race to reinvent the automobile. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth makes his predictions about the result.
Bill Roth, author of "The Boomer Generation Diet."

Baby-Boomer Weight Crisis is Crushing Millennials With Taxes and Debt

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…
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Millennials and Other Trends Reshaping America

2015 marked the milestone emergence of the millennial generation as the driving force behind the green economic revolution.
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2015 in Review: The Sustainability Mega-Trends Driving Business Success

There was much to be pessimistic about in 2015, but this year gave additional confirmation that the green economic revolution is real and…
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A Pricing Alternative To COP21

As an economist, I have a jaundice view of the COP21 agreement. My skepticism ties to a lack of price signals included in…
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A Low-Carbon Economy Crossroads

Our country, and the world, stands at a crossroads. The technologies to deliver both sustained economic growth and reduced emissions have all been…
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Antibiotic Apocalypse Economics

An antibiotic apocalypse is upon us due to failures in food product labeling tied to unsustainable farming practices. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth…
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HR Directors Must Sell CSR To Win Millennial Job Candidates

New research by Global Tolerance found that 62 percent of surveyed millennials “only want to work for an organization that delivers social and…
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Solutions To Our National Weight-Gain Crisis

The total cost of our national weight crisis is estimated at $5 trillion annually from increased health care costs, worker absenteeism and reduced…
Indianapolis is one of several cities adopting 'default to green' policies. Its new bike-sharing program is just one of many sustainable development initiatives underway.

Cities Adopting ‘Default To Green’

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth sits down with Gil Friend, chief sustainability officer for the city of Palo Alto, California, about an intriguing…
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Study: Buildings With Cleaner Air Make You Smarter

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…
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