The online property database Zillow issued a report this week that suggests sea-level rise could cause almost $1 trillion in property losses by 2100.
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
Donald Trump hit some major speed bumps on the campaign trail this week, but don’t expect his high-profile supporter Peter Thiel to lend a hand.
For the first time since the activism started three years ago, organizations tied to the Black Lives Matter movement have released a list of demands calling to “end the war on black people.”
In a move the governments of other developing countries will watch closely, the Philippines issued a complaint directed at 47 of the world’s largest companies last week.
Thirty years after one of the worst nuclear disasters in history, the Ukrainian government aims to harness the sun for solar energy to make the once-flourishing but now-unlivable area useful again.
The state was already sued by the U.S. Justice Department over its anti-trans “bathroom bill.” But the real clout may come from the mounting list of executives who say the law is bad for business.
With the Olympic Games due to start this weekend, Rio de Janeiro is far behind in its pledge to clean up polluted shorelines. So, doctors are arming athletes with sage advice: If you plan to compete in Rio’s sewage-laden waters, keep your mouth closed.
Individuals have a greater power to create change than ever before in human history. Alas this holds true for negative change as well. Be it on the investment side or on the philanthropy side, how can we play a productive role in containing today’s violent challenges?
Since 2003, the United States has devoted nearly $1.5 billion toward abstinence programs in Africa, aiming to halt the spread of HIV worldwide. But are these programs working?
Florida residents will have more toxic chemicals in their drinking water thanks to a controversial ruling by the state’s Environmental Regulation Commission.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has caused yet another uproar. On Wednesday, he goaded Russian hackers to cyber-spy on Hillary Clinton and search for her alleged missing emails.
U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) is leading what NGOs call a McCarthyite investigation of government agencies, state attorneys general and, now, nonprofits. These stakeholders have one thing in common: They’re working to research ExxonMobil’s alleged climate deception. And now, they’re joining together to fight back.