Once, tuberculosis was one of the world’s greatest preoccupations.
Prioritizing spending alternatives is difficult in every country.
Hunger has wracked humanity since time immemorial.
Africa is the world’s most “renewable” continent when it comes to energy. In the rich world, renewables account for less than a 10th of total energy supplies.
One-quarter of all the food in the world is lost each year, owing to inefficient harvesting, inadequate storage, and wastage in the kitchen.
At the start of the 21st century, the international community made some smart and simple promises with the so-called Millennium Development Goals.
One of the biggest problems affecting the world’s poor is one that few have ever heard about: illicit financial flows.
With the deadline for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals fast approaching, the world is gearing up to establish a new set of goals for the next...
At the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos last month, leading participants called for a rapid shift to cleaner energy to tackle climate change.
It’s very easy to form the view that the modern world is coming apart.