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Kara Visits ECO:nomics

Last week, I was in Santa Barbara at the Bacara Resort for The Wall Street Journal’s ECO:nomics: Creating Environmental Capital conference, which described itself as a “CEO-level view of the rapidly developing relationship between the environment and the bottom line.”

Topics that were delved into via interviews were wide-ranging: “Sales Job: Will Consumers Spend to Go Green?” with Wal-Mart (WMT) President and CEO H. Lee Scott Jr.; “Living With Ed: The View From Hollywood” with Ed Begley Jr.; and “Green Deals: The Environmental Factor in Corporate Investments” with VC John Doerr.

I interviewed Doerr, as well The Journal’s Alan Murray, who was one of ECO:nomics’ hosts, and others for this video:


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik