Opinion BRET STEPHENSApocalypse NotImageNorman Borlaug, the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.CreditMicheline Pelletier/Sygma, via Getty ImagesImageBret StephensBy Bret StephensFeb. 8, 2018In 1919, the director of the U.S. Bureau of Mines offered a dire warning for the future. “Within the next two to five years the oil fields of this country will reach their maximum production, and from … Continue reading Cheer Up!
"Two hundred years ago the vast majority of the world's population lived in extreme poverty. Thanks to free markets, industry and, yes, important energy sources like fossil fuels and nuclear power, today only around 10% live in extreme poverty … and the situation is getting better every day."
Cheer Up: The True Mother Of Invention Is OptimismThe Sunday Times, 6 September 2015Luke JohnsonAlways remember that throughout history the pioneers have been exalted, while the doomsayers are forgotten.IT IS easy to fall into a slump at this time of year. Returning to rain, darker evenings and the daily grind after a summer holiday in … Continue reading Cheer Up: The True Mother Of Invention Is Optimism