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The world's most populous country will be increasingly reliant on food imports, and the consequences will be global.
A conversation about cities, suburbs, and the consequences of exporting the "Western" city model to the world with Ethan Kent, senior vice president of Project for Public Spaces.
The human rights framework risks perpetuating a flawed development model that is the root of the problem.
Instead of devoting scarce resources toward a divestment campaign, Scott Wisor argues we need to direct attention to the more urgent and effective task of placing a price on carbon.
Stavros N. Yiannouka highlights the heavy investment in education that remains a key part of Lee Kuan Yew's legacy.
Daniel Sokol asks how doctors can balance the imperatives of providing full information and maintaining hope.
The "data revolution" is underway, ushering a smart era of humanitarian and development work.
Why general funding for non-profit organizations is the future of innovation.
Recent comments made by Bill Gates publicly criticizing Doctors without Borders for calling for reductions in the prices of new vaccines leads to public outcry.
Peter Burdon argues that the environmental rights movement would benefit from more strenuous critical engagement with the question of nature's potential legal "rights."
While many countries struggle to cut emissions, Sweden, Bulgaria, Estonia, and Lithuania have met or surpassed their renewable energy target ahead of schedule. How?
African countries are recalculating their gross domestic products to include previously unaccounted economic activities. Is it a strategy of these countries to market themselves or does rebasing reflect the economic reality of the situation?
This is a close look at a huge issue—legacy—examining how it relates to contemporary philanthropy and the social sector in general. Specifically, we examine the $37-billion Gates Foundation's dual legacy in promoting global health, and in shaping the social sector at large.
A pioneering organization is using literature to enable other sorts of conversations at the workplace—the types of conversations that successful companies need to have.
A team of entrepreneurs based in San Francisco is turning the out-of-date diagnostic industry upside down.
Conserving natural resources and the environment is an integral part of a socially just society. The big challenge is to make sure that decision-makers recognize this—and act on it.
"Across Africa there is a movement where people are adopting technologies and leapfrogging some of the developmental stages that you'd have to go through."
England and France are using creativity to push consumers to buy "ugly" fruits and vegetables.
Gordon Brown wants schools to be as safe as hospitals bearing a red cross.