Nearly 100 young, dedicated fellows have helped find over $650 million in energy savings for companies, cities, and universities.
Gerardo Avalos, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development Studies in Atenas, Costa Rica talks about some of the effects of globalizaton on Costa Rica’s economy.
Conditional cash transfer programs in China have increased rates of facility-based delivery.
Poring over the just-released list of MacArthur “Genius” grant winners.
According to pollsters, prominent climate skeptics like presidential candidate Rick Perry have caused more Americans to believe in global warming.
While many countries put their best engineers to work re-evaluating their nuclear power systems, at its heart, this is not a technical question.
Hybrid models of profits and philanthropy -“impact investing”-have the potential to channel investment to Sub-Saharan Africa toward projects with high degrees of social impact. Their method of valuation would also identify high-impact technology innovations – donkey ambulances, anyone? – that might escape the radar of traditional private equity.
Garikai Nyaruwata describes the ways in which private equity may be uniquely suited for addressing some of Africa’s development challenges, as well as some of the barriers to its successful implementation.
In one of the most beautiful cities in the world, a nomadic people are caught in an alleged clash between tourism, development, and sustainability.
For decades American automakers strongly resisted tighter fuel efficiency standards, and now they’re quietly supporting major increases. What changed?