#Finance & Innovation

  • Article: Climate Change Could Cost Poor Countries $168 Billion in Interest

    Climate Change Could Cost Poor Countries $168 Billion in Interest

    July 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    For every $10 countries paid in interest over the past decade, $1 was due to climate risk. Read more

  • Article: The Good Reason These Ugandan Women Charge Their Husbands for Sex

    The Good Reason These Ugandan Women Charge Their Husbands for Sex

    By Joanna Prisco|July 2, 2018

    The strategy is forcing some irresponsible spouses to support their families. Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates-Backed Startup Makes Avocados Last Twice as Long

    Bill Gates-Backed Startup Makes Avocados Last Twice as Long

    By Jasper Lo|June 20, 2018

    A plant-derived coating could help fight food waste. Read more

  • Article: Child Poverty at Staggering Levels Across Canada, Report Shows

    Child Poverty at Staggering Levels Across Canada, Report Shows

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 18, 2018

    Overall, 17% of children aged 17 and under live in low-income households. Read more

  • Article: Olympics 2020: The Road to Tokyo Will Be Paved With Solar Panels

    Olympics 2020: The Road to Tokyo Will Be Paved With Solar Panels

    June 11, 2018

    New pathways intended to promote the Japanese host city as an eco-friendly destination. Read more

  • Article: Microsoft Just Pledged $25 Million to AI Research for People With Disabilities

    Microsoft Just Pledged $25 Million to AI Research for People With Disabilities

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 9, 2018

    The funding will help create tools that can see, hear, speak, and understand people’s needs. Read more

  • Article: Students in Kenya Are Helping Launch the Country’s First Satellite Into Space

    Students in Kenya Are Helping Launch the Country’s First Satellite Into Space

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 7, 2018

    It will be used to help improve farming methods and monitor the country’s coastline. Read more

  • Article: 3,000 Missing Children in India Have Been Found Thanks to This New Technology

    3,000 Missing Children in India Have Been Found Thanks to This New Technology

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 25, 2018

    Hundreds of thousands of children go missing in India every year. Read more