Can the Modern Agricultural Industry Increase the Carrying Capacity of the Planet?February 1, 2023
Trends point to real risk of global protein shortage. But the good news: There is potential to increase the carrying capacity of the planet. The potential boons of doing so just have to be made clear. Takeaways from the Archer Daniels Midland's earnings call.
America’s Military Readiness Depends on Reshoring Rare Earth MetalsJanuary 26, 2023
This is the time for the United States to reshore its critical manufacturing. Thanks to American innovation, we have new, cost-effective manufacturing and processing methods that are environmentally sustainable and safe for workers. I am proud to be part of this solution as a co-founder of Phoenix Tailings, a Massachusetts-based mineral processing startup.
Why Dell Ditching Chinese Chips Is Great, but Not EnoughJanuary 18, 2023
For decades, US companies have been swayed by the siren song of cheap production and rapid market growth in China. Dell, which announced at the start of this year that it intends to stop using semiconductors made in China by 2024, could be at the vanguard of reversing this trend. Or it could be putting a band-aid on a bullet hole.
A Four-Step Plan for Re-IndustrializationJanuary 11, 2023
The US needs to create the conditions in which companies see the advantage of investing in the United States. This piece outlines four steps to do so; a four-step, feasible, and immediate path toward American re-industrialization.
Warning Signs for Global ManufacturingJanuary 7, 2023
The Producer Manufacturing Index is flashing red, globally, showing contraction across the US, China, Japan, Singapore, France, and Germany.
We Can’t Build a Clean Economy Without Investment in Critical MineralsJanuary 5, 2023
Accelerated production of copper, and other critical minerals, is necessary to make clean energy options economically viable. Otherwise, the gap between supply and demand will fuel further price increases on all critical minerals – which will make the energy transition more expensive and less competitive.