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Saudi Arabia casts an allure for sustainability

When U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Arabia recently to collaborate on technologies to reduce emissions in the kingdom, it was just the latest of many initiatives making the Middle East an attractive place to do green business — with a cautious approach.

China’s ‘monumental’ new emissions trading scheme

On Tuesday, China announced further details of its forthcoming national emissions trading scheme (ETS), revealing the rollout will start in the energy sector before full implementation from 2020 onwards.

Ithaca College president joins higher ed immigration alliance

Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado is a founding member of a new group of higher education leaders dedicated to improving how colleges and universities address immigration-related matters affecting their campuses.

Can artificial intelligence thwart forest losses in the Congo?

Compared with the planet's other large tracts of tropical forests, the forests in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have remained relatively intact — although that soon may be changing.