Students from Tonga's Tailulu College making the most of new high-speed broadband services at 2013 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day celebrations in the the Tongan capital,…

John Roome |

Computer class at ENA school for distance learning in Cocody, Abidjan. Photo: Ami Vitale / World Bank The past month was full of climate-related stories in the media, including speeches by the…

Neeraj Prasad |

  Around the world, countries are developing ways to put a price on carbon to fight climate change. They are choosing different approaches depending on their national circumstances. China has…

Vikram Widge |

“How do you engage a country that may not agree with your climate agenda?” The question came last week, as I was sharing the findings of our recent report, Climate-Smart Development: Adding up the…

Gary Kleiman |

By Stewart Elgie, Professor of Law & Economics at University of Ottawa and Chair of Sustainable Prosperity; Ross Beaty, Chairman of Pan American Silver Corp. and Alterra Power; and Richard…

Stewart Elgie |

A dangerously warming planet is not just an environmental challenge – it is a fundamental threat to efforts to end poverty, and it threatens to put prosperity out of the reach of millions of…

Thomas Kerr |

The World Health Organization kicked off its global high-level conference on Health and Climate Change this week in Geneva. What makes this conference particularly significant is the fact that…

Sameer Akbar |

In April, the preeminent scientific body known as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the contribution of Working Group III to the 5th Assessment Report on climate change…

Andreas Kopp |

Also available in: العربية | Español | Français Playing charades with my nine-year-old over the weekend, I was surprised when he gave black smoke as a clue for diesel. When I was his age, I…

Sameer Akbar |

A good friend of mine recently returned from her mother’s funeral in Germany. She had died of lung cancer after spending the last eight years of her life in a slum in New Delhi where she taught…

Sameer Akbar |