Renewables have come a long way. Yet the best is still to come. Markets recognize the potential, as well as the destruction that creativity
For ESG investing to succeed, it needs recognition of its normative underpinnings and approaches that incorporate human, not algorithmic,
People all over the world are already losing their homes and livelihoods to deadly fires, floods, storms, and other disasters. With scientists
Shifting human behaviors to more sustainable outcomes can be informed by the targets we set for ourselves. Quality, not quantity, is the promise
In recent years, the world has made considerable progress in the fight against cholera. But, with climate change, urbanization, and population
Today, there is an important opportunity for businesses to engage in a “Race to the Top” as they re-design their practices to be attractive
The pandemic should be bringing nations together in the face of our common threat. Instead we see nationalism and borders closing. So here
July 17th will mark my 17th birthday. It will also mark the 138th day since I have come within six feet of anyone outside of my immediate
As countries emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic over the coming year, world leaders will face a defining moment. By ramping up investments
The return to work won’t be as simple as flipping the light switch and turning the gears of commerce back on. Expect it to be bumpy.
By 2050, two out of every three people on the planet are projected to be living in cities. In order for cities to cope with such increasing
Mental health is a huge problem in the United States. About one-fifth of all Americans grapple with psychological disorders, and only half
Are you feeling cooped up, stir-crazy? No wonder – even after 400 generations in villages and cities, we are still nomadic wanderers
History repeats itself. This idea, first floated by the Greek Hellenistic historian Polybius about 2000 years ago, gives us some hope for
The consequences of lapses in international cooperation in combating COVID-19 over the last few months can now be counted in lost lives. Having
We step out of our homes today, onto the street and into our surroundings, just as we used to. But the space we considered outdoors has a
COVID-19 is ripping the veneer off society and exposing our ‘system’ as unprepared to provide appropriately for a large swath of the population.
The spread of COVID-19 is likely to be one of the defining issues of our time. Just like those that lived through the Great Depression, World
The Seattle community is about two weeks ahead of the rest of the US in adapting to our new coronavirus-driven reality.
Illegal and harmful content has invaded the internet, particularly social media platforms. The debate about what to do following the Russian
At a time when the title CEO has sometimes become a four letter word, here is an example of how those in power in one community came together
Since the days of Carnegie and Rockefeller, the expectation that America’s wealthy should donate a meaningful portion of their riches to
Science fiction has a warning about developing mind-reading technology without any proper framework for how to control it. It should be heeded.
As seen in 2014’s COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey
Written by Ann Druyan and Steven Soter
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