Microloans provide the poor with access to financing so that they can provide for their families. Kiva directs 100% of funds directly to the borrower via Field Partners and is a great way to help those in need.
The world's largest lithium-ion battery farm is now up and running at a wind farm in West Virginia. A bigger battery storage system is in the works in Texas. Who says we can't solve the problem of storing renewable energy?
Most of the population growth we'll see over the coming decades will contribute very little to the climate problem, says Bill McKibben. Still, improving family planning should be "a no-brainer" because it does so much good in the world.
During this period, CO2 emissions in the EU and Russia decreased by seven percent and 28 percent. (C02 emissions going up by 45% in 2 decades is a cause of worry.What steps have you taken to lower these emissions?
Editor's Note: This blog introduces readers to Ralph Izzo, Chairman, President and CEO of Public Service Enterprise Group. As one of the largest electricity generators in the U.S., we, at Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), believe that EPA&...
Harvard's Center for International Development (CID) and the MIT Media Lab have joined forces to create The Atlas of Economic Complexity: Mapping Paths to Prosperity [mit.edu]. Next to a +85MB PDF file chockfull of brightly colored but insightful data visualizations, the project includes a website that holds a small collection of interactive visualizations. As a side note: the colors actually serve a purpose, each representing a product group (e.g. electronics, petrochemicals, fruit, oil, etc.).