The Nigerian government and those supporting it in the international community could do more to address urgent humanitarian needs and contribute to democracy and rule of law in Nigeria.
As the NBA begins the likely messy process of forcing Donald Sterling to sell his team after giving him a lifetime league ban and a $2.5 million fine, a big question looms: If the NBA and its owners can get Sterling to sell, who will be the new Clippers owner? Several famous names have already thrown their hats into the ring, including sports superstars, titans of entertainment and business, and a former child actor.
Forty-four years after that first Earth Day, climate change remains profoundly divisive. But the same can no longer be said of climate solutions. People everywhere really do want to use less energy. Now, technology, economics, and behavioral science give us four reasons to be hopeful.