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People buy produce at a wholesale market in Nakuru, Kenya, on Dec. 24, 2022. James Wakibia/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Installing solar-powered refrigerators in developing countries is an effective way to reduce hunger and slow climate change

Many developing nations have little cold storage and lose much of their perishable food before it gets to markets. Climate-friendly refrigeration can provide huge environmental and social benefits.
Votes aplenty in 2023. smartboy10 via Getty Images

5 elections to watch in 2023 – what’s at stake as millions head to the ballot box around the globe

Zimbabwe, Turkey, Argentina, Pakistan and Nigeria all have presidential or general elections in 2023.
But who will go down as the greatest? Md Rafayat Haque Khan/ Eyepix Group/Future Publishing via Getty Images

A hat trick of essential reads to accompany the World Cup final

The World Cup is drawing to an end. Will the tournament be remembered for a Messi moment to rival that of Maradona’s? Or as a breakthrough yeah for African nations?
Construction in the Chinese-financed Port City complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Oct. 19, 2022. Pradeep Dambarage/NurPhoto via Getty Images

China’s Belt and Road infrastructure projects could help or hurt oceans and coasts worldwide

China’s international lending projects have big potential impacts on oceans and coasts. By cooperating more closely with host countries, Beijing can make those projects more sustainable.

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