Screw Business As Usual, by Richard Branson

Richard Branson is the serial entrepreneur of genius behind Virgin. Having studied him in my management classes at Audencia back to 2006, I have to say that I really wanted to read his latest book, Screw Business As Usual. Having read it in a couple of days, I have to say that it is highly… Continue reading Screw Business As Usual, by Richard Branson

Books on sustainability, energy and climate

Ever since I first started interesting myself to energy and climate and afterwards to sustainability issues – somewhere around 2004 – I have read and reviewed quite a significant amount of great interesting books. If the previous version of this website offered at the bottom of each page a randomized selection of these reviews, the… Continue reading Books on sustainability, energy and climate

Book : The case for a carbon tax

The Energy Fix have published a compelling article presenting a book – by law professor Shi-Ling Hsu’s The Case For A Carbon Tax, published by Island Press -on why we need to implement a carbon tax at a global level. To the article’s author it is  ” THE most effective mechanism to combat climate change… Continue reading Book : The case for a carbon tax

The world without us

I recently finished reading a most interesting book of what Mankind would leave behind once it has disappeared from the surface of the Earth. This 300-page thought experiment was written by the American journalist Alan Weisman. Even if cities like New York will disappear as buildings crumble and as plants of all sorts grow, Nature… Continue reading The world without us

My selection of books I read in 2007

As we are now near Christmas, and as I am willing to do a best of of what I read in the past months, I will outline in today’s article my favourite readings of 2007. From science fiction and comic books, to serious readings on sustainable development and astrophotography, I recommend you a dozen articles,… Continue reading My selection of books I read in 2007