Weekend Reading, Watching and Listening Recommendations (November 19, 2021)
A Perfect Storm: The Chocolate, Coffee, and Climate Crises; Rebuilding Relationships Across Teams in a Hybrid Workplace; The Economist Asks: Indra Nooyi; Modernizing Public Warning Messaging
Read: A Perfect Storm: The Chocolate, Coffee, and Climate Crises. One of the numerous concerns with climate change is that many species will lose their habitats. Scientists are projecting that, in the coming decades, this could lead to the extinction of many crops, including cacao and coffee plants. [via Quillette]
Read: Rebuilding Relationships Across Teams in a Hybrid Workplace [via Harvard Business Review]
Listen: The Economist Asks: Indra Nooyi: Is work-life balance possible at the top? Host Anne McElvoy asks the former chief executive of PepsiCo how she juggled family commitments with leading a Fortune 500 company. She shares her lessons on mixing business with politics – and how should top companies respond to criticism that they pay too little tax?
Watch: Dr. Mileti was director of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado Boulder; wrote a pivotal book in the field, “Disasters by Design”. He died from COVID-19 this year. This talk on "Modernizing Public Warning Messaging" is highly relevant in the context of the pandemic. [HT Zuzana Stanton-Gedes and Michael Hammond]