Solar downtown: state-level policies led to a surge in solar adoption and energy efficiency measures in the late 2000s.
Massachusetts Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
States and regions are taking the lead on climate change action and, so far, are seeing economic and environmental benefits.
US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter leaves Israel with business undone. July 21, 2015.
Demographic changes have made the idea of a two-state solution obsolete. The Israeli population is becoming more religious and more conservative. That makes the army more difficult to command.
Colombia’s El Paujil Bird Reserve.
Forest conservation has been a contentious issue in international climate change discussions for years, but now developing countries are embracing the need to protect their forests.
There goes some precious DNA….
Researchers want your canine's DNA to help unravel the connections between genes and behavior – for dogs and human beings.
Fair trade logo in coffee. The sustainability campaign mobilized business, but is it really enough?
Businesses are crucial to action on climate change but corporate social responsibility doesn't take us far enough or fast enough. Here's why.
Christiana Figueres, la secrétaire exécutive de la Convention-cadre des Nations unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC), une personnalité incontournable de la COP21.
Inclure un plus grand nombre de femmes dans les cercles de décision des politiques environnementales est une nécessité. Voici quinze championnes du climat qui font déjà beaucoup parler d’elles.
Key player in Paris: Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Including more women in international climate negotiations will lead to better results. Here are 15 climate champions already making a difference.
Playboy bunnies are apparently out of fashion.
Playboy's decision to drop nude women from its pages represents just how mainstream hard-core pornography has become.
AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo is fighting a 12-year jail sentence for arson and other crimes.
By challenging the courts, King Dalindyebo is testing the degree of impunity with which traditional leaders can get away.
Exxon’s about-face on climate science exposes the critical role of internal corporate scientists.
Exxon wasn't the only giant corporation to have climate scientists in the 1980s. Scientists at GM and Ford also honed in on climate change, but they – and their companies – took very different paths.
A woman at a traditional function in Msinga, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.
The Traditional Courts Bill ignores concerns that women do not get a fair hearing. The courts tend to rule in line with patriarchal values; violating the constitution, which guarantees equality.
The ivory tower’s management gurus sometimes seem to have walled off their knowledge from the world.
It's important to reconnect management researchers with practitioners so their scholarly work is shared beyond academia.
Can Governor Baker continue to thread the needle?
Charlie Baker is the new Governor of Massachusetts and, doggone it, he likes government. Though this notion is antithetical to most elite Republican office holders, Governor Baker is firmly in the blue…
Hundreds of ISIS militants are rumored to be disillusioned.
“Feet first”. That’s how one terrorist leader told recruits was the only way out. It makes sense. Allowing members to just walk away wouldn’t be good for the group’s image. And yet – at the same time as…
An important lesson in free speech.
Students in Jefferson County, Colorado, popularly known as JeffCo, have learned an important civics lesson about their power to influence policy. In late September, hundreds of students organized to oppose…
There’s someone out there for everyone.
If it seems as if everyone you know is online dating, you’re not alone. According to recent surveys, more than 40m single people out of 54m singles in the US have signed up to an online dating site such…