I’ve never come away from reading or listening to Jeffrey Sachs and thought, “Well, that was a waste of time.”
Not that I always agree with the man once called “Dr. Shock,” for his tough-love financial doctrine first popularized in the new Russia. But agreement is beside the point. The man is brilliant, his ideas have weight and sometimes they’re proved correct.
Here’s Jeffrey Sachs, currently head of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, on why solar power makes sense, particularly in the poorest regions of the world.