Global Development

Here’s what it’ll take to power Africa’s clean energy future
Desalination system could produce freshwater that is cheaper than tap water
Researchers brew a stronger concrete using — coffee?
MIT students develop energy “mini-grid” software for remote & mountainous areas
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