November 2012

Upstairs, Downstairs

Global economic fortunes are forever changing. Sweeping trend changes, however, only become fully visible over longer-term horizons. Which of these countries’ share of global GDP is expected to change the least over the next half-century?

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Who Is the Greenest Traveler?

Four environmentally conscious travelers depart from London to fly to Delhi, Dubai, New York and Rio de Janeiro, respectively. All are traveling on a Boeing 747-400 from Heathrow Airport and are prepared to pay a small fee to offset their share of the carbon generated by the flight. Who will pay the most?

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