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The Canada-U.S. auto pact of 1965 was a major milestone, but it is time for a renewed vision for Canada-U.S. automotive cooperation and for governments to get behind electric vehicles.
"We are in transition today from an age of surpluses to an age of scarcity," says Lester Brown. The reasons are manifold and include population growth, climate change, and water scarcity.
Viva la Vulva, a medical student society, is trying to raise awareness in the UK around female genital mutilation.
Jeffrey D. Sachs defends Pope Francis from those who say he should stick to religion.
Commercially driven drug development has rapidly become incompatible with the needs of society. Universities could have the key to the solution.
"The Guardian" newspaper has waged an unprecedented campaign to keep fossil fuels "in the ground" as part of the fight against climate change.
When it comes to medical research using human beings, who decides what's right? What does "informed consent" mean when you need a law degree to understand the consent forms? How are clinical trails conducted overseas? Dr. Klitzman explores these troubling and complex ethical concerns.
An open innovative mindset on the part of both banks and non-banks alike will be key to modernize the infrastructure of banking.
Graça Machel and Mabel van Oranje urge governments to combat child marriage by setting the minimum age for marriage at 18.
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.