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Say Goodbye To Knowledge Workers And Welcome To Learning Workers

In today’s workplace environment, does it matter what you know or how you know it? It turns out how we value workers is changing, and the emphasis now is on learning and adapting instead of coming into a job with the skills required to do everything.<p>In the old system of working, you were often …

Learning

A Renewable Revolution Challenges Destructive Energy Paradigm

Wind and solar power are on an exciting ride. Last year, new renewables for the first time made up more than half of the power capacity that was …

Nature’s Answer to Climate Risk

Nearly half the world’s population—some 3.5 billion people—lives near coasts. As climate change exacerbates the effects of storms, flooding and …

Climate

The Data Says Climate Change Could Cost Investors Trillions

An important new study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, says that climate change will be expensive. Extremely expensive. It turns out that if you mess with the planet’s thermostat, it’s not great for the economy or investments. Forget the polar bears; your pension and retirement …

Fossil Fuels

'Stockbroker's Bible' Just Told Oil Industry To Accept Its Demise

The editorial board of the Financial Times isn't exactly stacked with bleeding-hearted environmentalists. Just a month ago, the British paper defended ExxonMobil's right to question climate change amid legal probes into whether the oil giant covered up evidence of global warming.<p>But in an editorial …

Fossil Fuels

Africa-shaped solar plant lights up Rwanda

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's billed as the fastest infrastructure project ever built in Africa.<p>Only one year passed from signing the agreement to construct the 8.508 megawatt solar plant east of Rwanda's capital Kigali to full production.<p>The facility increased the country's generation capacity by 6%, lighting up …

Africa

Rwanda Tries To Persuade Its Citizens To Drink The Coffee They Grow

Some of the best coffee beans in the world are grown in Africa, and while the number of coffee consumers there is growing, most Africans still don't drink it. That's something Rwanda's government would like to change.<p>The country's coffee industry, which nearly collapsed after the genocide in 1994, …

Coffee

The Rwanda Green Building Council wants your help on a logo design | Design Competitions

Know of a cool competition? Submit it to inhabitat ><p>DESIGN COMPETITIONS<p>1 result<p>filter by... deadline: discipline:<p>The Rwanda Green Building Council …

Rwanda Landslides Kill Dozens, Destroy Hundreds Of Homes After El Niño-Linked Downpours

At least 49 people were killed and hundreds of homes destroyed by landslides in northern Rwanda following torrential rains over the weekend, a …

How Rwanda Turned a Toxic Menace Into a Source of Power

Lake Kivu, straddling the borders of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, offers a landscape of extraordinary beauty, framed by towering …

Africa

In Tanzania, Empowering Communities to Address Population, Health, and Environment Issues Together

Africa has its share of challenges, but it also leads the way in creative development responses. Take the Lake Tanganyika area in Tanzania. Daily …

GoSol is building the direct solar economy with its solar concentrator

<b>A far more sustainable and accessible form of solar energy is using it directly as heat, and GoSol is moving this rather simple technology forward by</b> …