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Urban planner Peter Calthorpe calls for an end to China's car-centered approach to urban development, and offers alternatives
Environmental scientist David Keith proposes a cheap, effective, shocking means to address climate change: What if we injected a huge cloud of ash into the atmosphere to deflect sunlight and heat?
Few investments reap such rewards such as those in women.
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
The question is not whether robots and computers will make human labor infinitely more productive, but whether the jobs outside of the robot-computer economy remain valuable and in high demand.
Are the current efforts to improve the management of water scarcity adequate? In countries such as India, the government's decision to provide free electricity for irrigation—in order to push production—has created a new problem: over-pumping.
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is key for a future in which health systems respond effectively to epidemics.
What would the world look like if we were to treat food as a public good or commons and not merely as a commodity?
After an accident where nature nearly took his life, Zhao Zhong has been on a mission to protect the environment in his homeland of China.
Gender inequality is a strong driver of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. How can we reach out to women to correct this imbalance and save lives?
Four Dutch engineers have started a revolution. They have developed plan production units the size of a city block and just a few stories high capable of producing the same volume of crops as a large farm.