Regions / Africa
Expanding energy access makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is using a failed scheme — like carbon trading — to pay for it.
For years now, evangelical activists from the United States have been speaking out against homosexuality and cheering on antigay legislation all over Africa.
A conversation with poet-activist Shailja Patel about art, identity, and Kenya's ICC Witness Project.
The human race and our planet need a new water ethic.
Where exactly is power located on this planet of ours right now?
Some African economies would need to grow at the impossible rate of seven percent to meet the Millennium Development Goal for poverty eradication.
Large pro-democracy demonstrations in Burkina Faso have largely escaped the Western media’s radar.
The migration of highly skilled workers can pay dividends for immigrants and their employers, but it produces losers as well.
Will the Green Climate Fund—the UN body tasked with funding the transition to a clean-energy, climate-resilient future in the developing world—invest in fossil fuels?
The shift from a permanent war footing to permanent diplomacy has significant promise for prosperity as well as peace.