An investor-owned utility must decide whether to partner with a disruptive technology leader to drive energy storage innovation.
The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) is one of several urban farms that are trying to increase local production and food access in a bankrupt city.
BG&E wants to roll out smart meters to customers but critics are questioning several important components of the proposal.
Conservation International wants to preserve one of the most biodiverse areas of the earth, but their big sponsor just pulled out.
The wolf population has rebounded in Northern MI; now some are advocating to open hunting season again.
Given regulatory pressures to reduce GHG emissions, DTE Energy must decide if nuclear power is a viable option to cleanly meet expected energy demand.
A biofuel company wants to grow jatropha, but their operations could create problems in addition to socioeconomic opportunity.
Certification is a complex process and consumers increasingly have alternatives.
Inefficient stoves cause health problems, deforestation, and air pollution; collaborative construction could offer alternatives.
The Little Traverse Conservancy has just acquired the Maple River Dam and Lake Kathleen, and must decide whether to retain the dam as part of a new nature preserve.
China is building roads, harbors, and railroads, but monetary and ecological monitoring is crucial.
Actors from the local to national level deliberate about limited remediation where cleanup is costly.
Unregulated electronic waste recycling practices harm human health and the environment, but efforts to reclaim a toxic waste site come with their own set of challenges.
Efforts to ban hydraulic fracturing have failed; governance solutions remain to be tested.
The UNDP has limited resources to mitigate the effects of climate change, and lots of worthy projects to choose from.
Innovative land-cover mapping at the neighborhood scale in Africa helps resolve food and water security challenges.
As earlier blooms expose cherries frost, the industry searches for a solution.
Today's water safety advocates might take cues from leadership lessons in the past.
Emergencies demand rapid response: NGOs need to know how to move money around fast.
Between maintaining their farms or selling their land to illegal miners, the decision is more about survival than anything else.