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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 to push production has created a new problem: over-pumping.
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.
An architect in Fez, Morocco is converting a polluted and sewage-filled river in her hometown into a usable, public space.
Fun-based activism such as the Ice Bucket Challenge does not persuade you; it mobilizes you. That's why it's been so successful.
Efforts to respond to an epidemic should not undercut investment in community health workers. These medical staff are vital in areas where access to proper care and trust is limited.
Carnegie Council announces its second annual International Student Photography Contest. This year's theme is "Fairness and Its Opposite."
Conservation in China is a long-term struggle that has only intensified with rapid economic growth. To bring degraded ecosystems back, the country needs ambitious plans and a new paradigm.
An ethical framework can connect the worlds of start-up technology and international development to strengthen cross-sector innovation in the social sector.
This special issue of chinadialogue's journal exposes polluters and highlights some of the best examples and models of sustainability in China today.
Toward Understanding Our World's Moral Landscape: Carnegie Council's Centennial Projects on a "Global Ethic"
What do leading thinkers believe to be the greatest ethical challenges of today and the future? Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart writes on the highlights of this interview series.
Remittances from international migrants account for a large percentage of GDP in developing countries. What are ways to make savings easier for these workers and their families?