Plus: The editors look back on what pieces of cultural media impacted them the most this year.
The Limits to Growth is still “as wrongheaded as it is possible to be.”
Plus, the CDC's amateur psychoanalyzing.
You need to be inoculated from some strange but popular notions about the economy.
A generation later, three major themes still resonate.
How is America's Energy Future looking nine years after I first panned it? Not so good.
Models of American electoral behavior suggest that Clinton should lose, but worries about extremism may Trump
And has the temperature signal for man-made global warming finally emerged?
Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham admits he was wrong about "peak everything."
Unfortunately, there is no shortage of would-be Secretaries of the Future.
Shooting down Kurt Vonnegut's proposal for a Secretary of the Future
Dancing on the grave of peak oil clearly annoys somebody.
Intrade Prediction Market Targeted by Our Commodity Futures Trading Commission (For Absolutely No Good Reason)
In a press release strangely devoid of any mention of anyone being victimized or defrauded, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces it is suing Intrade, the famous "prediction market" business, based in Ireland.
But the government is good at forecasting everything else
The new book Future Babble explains why dart-throwing monkeys are better at predicting the future than most pundits.