Water Shortage Could Cost Countries up to 6% of Their GDP by 2050

Water is critical to agricultural production, and its depletion will have significant impacts on economic growth. Can optimize water use with better planning and incentives?

Global GDP Could Increase by US $1.3 Trillion

… if the Renewable Energy Share doubles by 2030. Anthony Horton reviews the IRENA report.

China Illustrates The True Meaning Of Direct Action On Climate

Anthony Horton on recent environmental news from China.

Why Poverty is a Much Bigger Problem than the Government Thinks

A new study suggests the problem is worse than the official numbers say. Chances are that you probably know someone who’s poor.

A Bike Strengthens the Rider: On Building Cyclical Tools

Sep Kamvar suggests a mission when building tools: Every tool should nourish the things upon which it depends.

How Much Is a Good Teacher Worth in Cash?

If the bottom 8 to 10 percent of poor-performing teachers were replaced with average teachers, the U.S. could jump to the top of international math and science rankings and bolster the GDP by $100 trillion.