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A small island in the Indian Ocean offers big lessons on clean power
The Indonesian island Sumba is working to provide 100% renewable electricity to all 650,000…
Is it time to rethink recycling?
If our current approach to recycling isn’t the best for the economy or the environment, why do we…
If we want a resilient world, we need to start with resilient data
As we work to build our capacity to cope with global change, let’s make sure the tools we're…
How cities can lead the way toward a low-carbon future
Cities around the world currently account for two-thirds of global energy consumption. By 2050…
What will it take to get plastics out of the ocean?
From drones to filters to artificial islands, innovators are working to reduce the threat thousands…
CRISPR is coming to agriculture — with big implications for food, farmers, consumers and nature
Gene editing offers dramatic advances in speed, scope and scale of genetic improvement. It also…
The one thing we still need in order to get to a low-carbon economy
Pension funds, insurance companies and other investors who manage trillions of dollars have an…
Global deforestation is decreasing. Or is it?
A new look at the complex picture of land use change suggests that when it comes to forests, we’re…
Humans are spreading deadly bee virus, study says
This remote island wants to provide 100% renewable electricity to all its residents by 2025.
We should get smarter about design & disposal of materials to address today’s recycling woes
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Indonesian island Sumba wants to provide 100% renewable electricity to all residents by 2025
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A small Indonesian island offers big lessons on clean power