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POWER TO THE PEOPLE

In Kenya, 85 percent of the population has no electricity. Riots recently erupted in Pakistan over ten hour power cuts. India and China turn to often environmentally disastrous dams to feed their underpowered grids.

The grid will likely not reach the remote corners of Mongolia or the vast rural plains of Kenya, but the wind and sun do.

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WORKING INFORMALLY

By on September 28, 2012 in Global Category

They stand on Los Angeles street corners waiting for pickups to take them to construction jobs. They stand in the middle of Mexican intersections breathing fire hoping for a tip. They sit under the Nairobi sun selling toilets and fixing tires.

They are workers in the world’s biggest employment sector  the underground economy.

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FOREIGN AID TO AFRICA

By on April 6, 2012 in Africa Category, Global Category
FOREIGN AID TO AFRICA

Does foreign aid help or hurt Africa in the long run? Based on 50 years of foreign aid’s poor record, we think we know the answer.

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WORLD HERITAGE SITES

They are some of the world’s cultural icons and richest ecosystems.

Established in 1972 at a United Nations convention, today the list of World Heritage sites has ballooned to 936 in 153 countries.

UNESCO has come under increasing pressure and criticism for its World Heritage campaign.

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BOTTLE THIS

BOTTLE THIS

There is no pure water on our planet. Period. How does humanity secure access to the cleanest, most sustainably-sourced water?

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