I feel like people who have not seen this yet should - the Copenhagen Consensus would be the first thorough analysis of global problems by domain experts and economists. I think it sounds interesting, but has the potential to do more harm than good, depending on what type of economists we get.
Oh, and my boys are suing the FCC. Aww yeeeah . . .
For people who keep asking what books they should read - check out the list of books that have influenced the lives of K5 readers.
I just have to remind myself to run this when I get home.
One Ring to Hold 'em, One Ring to Fold 'em, One Ring to Walk Away, One Ring to Run [*]
EDIT: I'm changing the climate! Ask me how!