After some seven decades of mixed results in development assistance, there is a growing consensus that the greatest challenge is governance—in both the recipient and the donor countries.

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Katie Valentine and Ryan Koronowski of ThinkProgress uncover what oil companies (and snow...

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Lester Brown of The Observer and Preside of the Earth Policy Institute explores the future of agriculture as our dependence on water hits its peak.  Peak oil has generated headlines in recent years, but the real threat to our future is...

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When Ray LaHood was nominated by President Obama in December 2008, few transportation professionals knew much about the Republican Congressman from Illinois.  However, in just four and a half years, Secretary LaHood’s efforts in redirecting USDOT’s...

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Fresh off a great book-launch event at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a nice post about...

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As Congress nears recess, legislative approval of the Keystone XL pipeline is still a possibility. Congressional Republicans and the American Petroleum Institute have said the Keystone XL...

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Canada’s growing interest in exporting some of the dirtiest crude oil in the world is a threat to not only North America’s wildlife but also a rational energy policy and a stable atmosphere. NASA and climate scientist James Hansen called this project a...

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Elizabeth Grossman, author of Chasing Molecules and High Tech Trash, visits the Louisiana coast:

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Commenting on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Rob Young, coastal geologist and co-author of The Rising Sea, writes:

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Terry Tamminen, Lives Per Gallon author, thinks we can learn from the Louisiana oil spill: The Cape Wind...

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