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The Zambian Economist at the Crossroads of Global Business

I do worry that there is this sort of sense that perhaps the energy companies haven’t been investing in these alternative areas. But if anyone knew how to generate energy in a sustainable, cost-effective, scalable way, we would have that…

Steven Pinker Thinks Your Sense of Imminent Doom Is Wrong

In our uncertain age, which can so often feel so dark and disturbing, Steven Pinker has distinguished himself as a voice of positivity. This has been a boon for him, as his books, like “The Better Angels of Our Nature:…

Athens Is Only Getting Hotter. Its New ‘Chief Heat Officer’ Hopes to Cool It Down.

ATHENS — On the hottest day of Greece’s record-breaking heat wave, when temperatures in Athens rose to 111 degrees Fahrenheit and wildfires choked the air, Eleni Myrivili stopped hanging laundry on her rooftop behind the Acropolis because she could hardly…

He Wrote a Gardening Column. He Ended Up Documenting Climate Change.

April 1, 1978: “It seems that all anyone wants to know these days is when to plant the tomatoes. Well, now is about the right time. … First, make sure you really want to go through the hassle of growing…

A Young Naturalist Inspires With Joy, Not Doom

Looking through McAnulty’s eyes reveals a world that “sparkles differently,” Macfarlane said. He then started quoting his favorite lines from “Diary of a Young Naturalist,” such as one where the author describes his family being “as close as otters,” and…

The Little Hedge Fund Taking Down Big Oil

As they planned the campaign, James retreated from San Francisco to his ranch and spent the summer learning about what it would mean to rejigger the way society powers itself. What he found astounded him. As a tech investor, he…

An Architect With an Eye on the Environment

This article is part of a special report on Climate Solutions, which focuses on the changing relationship between the people and the planet. As climate change accelerates, one of the many contributing factors is the built environment — that is,…

Erased From a Davos Photo, a Ugandan Climate Activist Is Back in the Picture

She chanced upon environmental activism in 2018 after graduating with a business degree from Makerere University. With no job lined up, Ms. Nakate volunteered with the Rotary Club organization, where she was researching the biggest challenges facing local areas and…

Out of Trump’s Shadow, World Bank President Embraces Climate Fight

Mr. Malpass has ingratiated himself with World Bank staff with his steady, low-key approach and congenial manner. He has also benefited from low expectations. But with three years left to go in his term, some development experts want to see…

He’s a Famous Evangelical Preacher, but His Kids Wish He’d Pipe Down

The Rev. Rick Joyner is a famous evangelical leader who has called on Christians to arm themselves for an inevitable civil war against liberals, who he suggests are allies of the devil. But this is the awkward part: His five…

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