As emerging economies are turning into global players through their growing access to energy, a new middle class is rising. How are emerging markets redrawing their economic maps, and what can the U.S. do to help this trend?
A 1984 film depicts swathes of farmland being eroded away by the Holston River. Now, for the residents of Hawkins County, that fiction has become an unsettling reality.
Due to its climate and the popularity of air travel, Alaska has more than its fair share of gravel runways, hosting 16 times the U.S. national average number of planes per capita.
Detractors assert that decommissioned coal mines can become an eyesore and a health hazard, but the Red Hills Mine’s reclamation proves them wrong.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has stated in its latest World Energy Investment Outlook report that there are currently 1.3 billion people living without access to electricity. This is equivalent to 18% of the global population and 22% of those living in developing countries. Even more unfortunately, that number could remain as high as 1 billion people 20 years from …