Wiley Author Vaclav Smil interviewed by WIRED


Dr Vaclav Smil, professor emeritus of environment and geography at University of Manitoba (Canada) and Wiley author, was interviewed by WIRED in an article called ‘This Is the Man Bill Gates Thinks You Absolutely Should Be Reading.’

In the interview, Dr Smil discusses the problems facing the US and the rest of the world: alternative energy, innovation by Apple, the decline of American-based manufacturing… (just to name a few)… Click on the link above to read the full article from WIRED.

Dr Vaclav Smil has published in more than 30 books, over 400 papers, and contributed to more than 30 edited volumes.

Want more? Check out Dr Smil’s most recent title, Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialisation, out this month.

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