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Over 1 billion people do not have access to clean and affordable energy. This means that medical clinics are often dark at night when crucial medical work has to be done, cooking fuels create indoor air pollution (a larger killer than malaria and AIDS combined), children have difficulty studying after dark, and an incredible amount of time and money is spent collecting meager energy sources such as wood or kerosene.


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WISE is pleased to welcome Ambika Opal into the role of Manager, Global Programs and Initiatives.


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Over the past 50 years, human activity has warmed our planet. We are already seeing the effects today in widely shifting patterns in climate. How can we sustain our future?Similar to natural cycles of growth, new kinds of buildings could repair and renew themselves. The skins of new architecture can help to renew the environment by capturing carbon and generating fresh air and renewable energy.


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BY DANNY LAM AND DAVID JIMENEZ , OPINION CONTRIBUTORS - 03/18/17 06:40 PM EDT


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"Energy is the golden thread that connects economic growth, increased social equity and an environment that allows the world to thrive."
BAN KI-MOON, FORMER UN SECRETARY-GENERAL


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ENVenture is an incubator that empowers rural organizations to learn business skills to launch sustainable clean energy enterprises, starting in Uganda. Incubatees receive a revolving loan and a business coach that mentor them in launching the business, undertaking the packaged business concept from idea to execution. They are seeking recent graduates (from either Undergrad or Graduate school) who want to gain experience working on a social enterprise in a developing country.


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