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    When We Measure The Wrong Things

    Monday, July 19th, 2010

    GDP is a poor metric for evaluating investments to increase efficiency. Everything else equal, more efficiency means that GDP is reduced. This is totally contrary to any lean management approach.

    Germany Plans To Switch To 100% Alternative Energy By 2050

    Thursday, July 8th, 2010

    A new study issued by the German “Umweltbundesamt” comes to the conclusion that Germany should be able to switch energy production to 100% renewable sources within 40 years. Interestingly the head of the agency, Jochen Flasbarth, states that this is doable with technology that is available today. Building the necessary infrastructure would need decisive action […]

    E-Bikes Take Off In Europe

    Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

    It is no secret that many cities in Europe are bike-friendly, with dedicated bike lanes, paths solely for use by bicyclists, and generally a higher acceptance of bicycle in general traffic. Still, if you are a person of the more lazy kind, the idea to work out just to get to work or do your […]

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