by Shannon Greenwood Posted on July 28, 2014
Even the most grotesque of jobs can be appealing in order to escape crushing debt and poverty.
by Emily Atkin Posted on July 28, 2014
Crop yields are decreasing and more people are going hungry worldwide as climate change worsens, according to two new studies.
by Ari Phillips Posted on July 17, 2014
Major Indian solar manufacturer and developer Tata Power Solar announced plans for a new nationwide initiative that will help prospective residential solar users acquire interest-free loans
by Andrew Satter - Guest Contributor Posted on July 10, 2014
It is a glimpse into the future of how the world’s rural poor could access electricity: off-grid, distributed, renewable, and most importantly, affordable.
by Hayes Brown Posted on July 4, 2014
This July 4th, take a look at how some other countries made their way to independence and how they celebrate today.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 30, 2014
It will also help people around the world who are off the grid gain access to electricity, according to a new report.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 27, 2014
Officials don't yet know what caused the explosion.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 25, 2014
An area about the size of California and Texas combined is degraded and one quarter is facing desertification, according to India’s environment minister, Prakash Javadekar.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 16, 2014
The recent record-breaking heat wave that scorched much of India last week has claimed at least 169 lives in the state of Andhra Pradesh in the southeast of the country.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 10, 2014
Riots broke out across the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh over the weekend. Electricity substations were torched and power company officials taken hostage.