Modi's Clean India Needs More Actions than Photo-ops

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The Swachh Bharat campaign needs to become more than a mere slogan. Otherwise, it will end up being added to the long list of India's many paradoxes.  > More


Keystone XL: What's the Business Case?

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RP Siegel

As the Senate gets ready to hold the vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline later this week, RP Siegel reflects on the reasons people have given to support the project.


"Soy is a Huge Cloud Over All Agriculture"

Kathryn Redford, co-founder of Ofbug, feeding chickens with worms.

Irene Pedruelo

Kathryn Redford has a mission: revolutionize the meat industry. How? By using insects in animal feed, instead of soy or corn.


New Life in Old Age

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Joseph Jimenez

Joseph Jimenez suggests how health-care companies can help address the challenge of population aging.


Secondary Schools' Primary Importance

Mabel of Orange-Nassau on the importance to end child marriage in one generation. CREDIT: Maurice Mikkers

Joel E. Cohen, Kamal Ahmad

Kamal Ahmad and Joel E. Cohen argue that post-primary education in the developing world benefits all levels of society.


Closing India's Technology Gap

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Raghunath A. Mashelkar and Anu Madgavkar chart the tremendous social and economic gains the country would reap from a successful strategy.


Where Will All The Workers Go?

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Nouriel Roubini

Nouriel Roubini worries that labor demand will not keep pace with technological innovation.


Rainforests: 10 Things to Watch in 2015

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Here's a quick look ahead at what might be in store for tropical forests in 2015.


Desertec's Plan for Saharan Sun to Power Europe Burns Out

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Political and technical problems have sunk a mega-plan for huge banks of solar plants in the Middle East and Africa to power Europe with clean desert sunlight.


Keep the Internet Tax-Free

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Robert D. Atkinson, Ben Miller

Robert D. Atkinson & Ben Miller use a recently proposed Hungarian law to show why taxing digital technology is bad for growth.


Known Quantity

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