For the first 1804 years of modern History, the worldwide human population was under 1 billion people. Then in 123 years (from 1804 to 1927) the world population doubled to 2 billion. Today, there are 7.8 …


Since the industrial revolution, Western societies have been growing at an exponential rate. Whether we look at population size, GDP, fuel consumption, or any other common metric, we find the ever-increasing curve of exponential growth.

The dominant economic theory of the past 100 years teaches us to see this curve…


The real danger behind rising temperatures has got nothing to do with warming.

Global warming is not what will destroy society as we know it, displace billions of people and push billions more into poverty. …


In today’s market it has become essential that any entrepreneur beginning on their new business venture keep sustainability in mind. It is not just a moral and ethical requirement that every one of us takes responsibility for their environmental impact, it has become a financial necessity for any new business…


You may have been one of the many who, like me, started seeing photos on social media of dolphins coming back to Italy, deer roaming around London and badgers in the streets of France and who thought: “Maybe there is a silver lining to this crisis, nature may be able…


The sudden lockdown of Italy was the first sign that the West was entering a new era in business and possibly even society. Not long after, we saw Spain, France, Germany, the UK and the US close their borders, shut down businesses and begin policing populations in a way most…

Flavio Affinito

Scientist and entrepreneur looking to make the world a better place. Society needs an overhaul and some new ideas, follow to discover mine and share yours.

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