Three huge, built-in wind turbines top the just-opened Strata Tower in London. Assuming all goes well, the skyscraper’s turbines will generate eight percent of
Many Americans have looked to fixed-rail modes of transportation such as intercity trains, subways, and light rail systems as key to addressing America’s transportation
Treehugger reports that in May of this year, Copenhagen made green roofs mandatory on all new buildings with roof slopes of less than 30
The Obama administration’s new 2010 National Security Strategy—unveiled on May 27—is getting good reviews, plus some caveats, from progressive organizations. “The plan is grounded
In the US, living 10 miles from school means riding a school bus or organizing a car pool. In many African countries, it means
The economic disparity between Haiti and its island-sharing neighbor, the Dominican Republic, is a question I’ve wondered about a lot since the devastating earthquake
In the 1960s and 1970s North Sea cod was still cheap and available, and large numbers of British boats set out to sea to
A microfinance program has helped women break economic and social barriers as taxi drivers in Senegal.
Its real name is the Hotel des Milles Collines. Moviegoers know it as the “Hotel Rwanda,” from the 2004 movie of the same name.
What a study in contrasts. This evening we went to hear Greg Mortenson speak. He’s the innovative humanitarian who has brought education to girls