Global Development

MIT students develop energy “mini-grid” software for remote & mountainous areas
Will AI kill humanity by 2100? “Superforecasters” and experts disagree on the odds
We are spectacularly bad at predicting the future
The radical drop in maternal mortality was a public health miracle
Starlink: SpaceX’s new internet service could be a gamechanger in Africa
Fighting poverty with direct cash payments
5 ways to cope with increasingly intense heatwaves
How child mortality fell from 40% to 3.7% in 200 years 
A historian identifies the worst year in human history
A world map of start-up ambitions