Ron Pernick's Articles

- January 09, 2008

Five Words for 2008: "Wait for the Next Administration"

I'm not an overtly political person. While I appreciate the power that policymakers and politicians wield, and how they can impart both positive and negative change, I tend to look...

- October 24, 2007

Bridging the Clean-Tech Developing-World Divide

The late Donella Meadows, a great environmental scientist, educator, and visionary, was one of a number of people to help put into context the state (and plight) of the modern world....

- August 08, 2007

Clean Energy: It's All About Scale

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) likes to say that we are in Phase II of renewable energy development. In this worldview, the past 30 years were about developing core...

- July 23, 2007

Extinction or Innovation? U.S. Government Must Enact Clean Energy Policy

The United States, often the world's leader in technological innovation, could be about to cede the next wave of business breakthroughs and wealth creation -- those that come from clean...

- June 06, 2007

Clean Tech & the Art of Long-Term Thinking

Back in the late 80's and early 90's, when I lived and worked in Japan, I spent time studying and practicing Zen meditation at a Buddhist temple on the outskirts of Nara. One thing...

Ron Pernick

Ron Pernick

Ron Pernick, co-founder and principal of Clean Edge and co-author of The Clean Tech Revolution, is an accomplished market research, publishing, and business development entrepreneur with two decades of high-tech experience. At Clean Edge...

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