India’s new boom: Grandma?

From time to time, I bring to your attention to books that hit chords with the global trends and local challenges. Deborah Moggach’s book, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” brings together a fictional tale that addresses the conundrum of aging in a globalized economy. In Bangalore, India’s Marigold Hotel plays host to about 2 dozenContinue reading “India’s new boom: Grandma?”

Who is responsible for Chicago’s Crazy Weather?

First, it’s freezing. Then, it’s 60 degrees and thundering. Now we are on to snow storm after snow storm. Chicago weather has been something else this year and as it turns out, it might be partly our fault. The Department of Energy recently released the 2010 data for carbon dioxide emissions per state. For Illinois, theContinue reading “Who is responsible for Chicago’s Crazy Weather?”