Countries are struggling to keep up with the pace and scale of change. With their flexible, cooperative outlook, cities are perfectly poised to take over.
The Saudi Arabian government says it will build a $500 billion mega-city, with the goal of diversifying its economy to focus less on crude oil.
In the Palestinian territories, described as not only fragile but also as one of the most confined places on the planet, change is brewing.
There are an estimated 17 million strokes worldwide each year, and they're on the rise in poorer countries.
China has announced big changes in the quality control placed on imported materials, notifying the World Trade Organisation that it will ban imports of 24 categories of recyclables and so...
A Belgium-based start-up is printing the first 3D sunglasses out of recycled plastic.
The world is witnessing a major transition both in energy and health. The share of renewables in our energy mix is unprecedented and global health indicators are better than they ever were.
India is a huge and diverse country, yet only attracts roughly the same number of tourists as Barcelona. Could India's 600,000 villages hold the key to boosting tourism - and to developin...
A physiotherapist doing volunteer work in Uganda is shocked by the West's dumping of shoddy medical equipment.
Mahatma Gandhi, writing of the India he envisioned and dedicated his life to building, mused that an ideal village would be one that enjoyed ‘perfect sanitation.’
If India can reap the 'demographic dividend' of a young, talented workforce, it can pull millions out of poverty.
Building Asia's new green cities will change more than skylines - it can unlock social mobility, employment opportunities and skills development, transforming the lives of the hundreds of...
New company gogoro suggests the future of transportation may be about sharing batteries, not vehicles.
Sharing knowledge between countries and cultures is vital to meet the challenge of building sustainable economies, and India is a rich source of solutions.
Also in this week's round-up: outcomes and solutions from the Sustainable Development Impact Summit and the rising impact of dementia.