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The irony of China's climate vision

The irony of China's climate vision

's largest emitter of greenhouse gases. As the country expands its economic influence abroad, what contradictions stand in the way of its climate path?

Global goal to end poverty by 2030 unlikely to be met

Global goal to end poverty by 2030 unlikely to be met

The number of people living on less than $1.90 a day has fallen to record low of about 655 million-or 9 percent of the world's population-but a global target of ending extreme poverty by 2030 is unlikely to be met, the World Bank said on...

Education to strengthen fragile cities

Education to strengthen fragile cities

By 2050, two-thirds of the world's poorest will live in just ten countries. Education, especially for girls, is the way out and upwards to sustainable development.

Got solar? Now add batteries

Got solar? Now add batteries

Solar energy regulators are giving a clear signal to the market: the grid is not your battery, so please buy your own.