The technologies are available, the savings obvious, yet consumers are slow in adopting energy efficient products. Speaking at the Bali Global Business day on the margins of the UN Climate Change conference, a Philips official wondered why two thirds of the world still uses old lighting technologies when switching to existing modern technology would represent a 40% saving in total lighting energy consumption.
What do a community project in the Philippines and the U.S. Air Force have in common? An appreciation for the power of 3D modeling to visualize and manage information.
Africa has been experiencing a period of strong growth, but problems such as AIDS, corruption or insufficient infrastructure still undermine development.
A panel at Wharton discusses the way new high-profile NGOs are filling the gap between inadequate government programs and the shortcomings of traditional aid.
Two days before December 1, the World Bank observes the World Aids Day – this year Magic Johnson will give the keynote address.
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