Wednesday, September 24, 2008

The New York Times' Green Blog

In today's New York Times, there were some subtle ideas in this "H" section on the environment and business. Today, I learned about the existence of the New York Times "Green Blog" . After visiting this site, I like it but I'm hoping that they will add some "meat" to this blog by including actual statistics and statistical research. They face no "page limits" so why can't such a blog be more sophisticated with respect to how evidence is presented and analyzed? Data sets could be posted or linked there to allow other people to download such information for replication and to show people in developing countries what might be useful information to collect in nations just starting to engage in formal measurement of the "green economy".

Switching subjects

People who know me know that I'm a free rider who isn't very engaged in anything.
This is ironic given my work on social capital;

But, here is a "grass roots movement" that I'm willing to participate in;
A petition I will sign.

I see that Dr. Luttmer has signed. If he's in, then I'm in.