Mandela Washington Fellow
Most people in sub-Saharan Africa still use a wood fire to cook food. Aisata Ibamie, a young renewable energy engineer from Cameroon, has a low-tech solution to reduce indoor air pollution and save trees.
(Photo by Viktoriia Ponomarenko)
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
The invention of plastic has transformed human life. Plastics are incredibly convenient, and far more affordable than alternative materials. However, the downsides are overwhelming.
Arizona State University
For some metro Phoenix residents, the steady drumbeat of Fourth of July fireworks were replaced with the high-pitched whine of electric motors as hundreds of drones took to the sky. Reported by Dylan Simard.
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Washington, D.C., recently committed to 100% renewable electricity, an achievement that should be the inspiration for other cities to pursue renewable energy.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
You wouldn't think the stars would be a big part of an urban kid's life. But the opposite is true for Planet Forward Correspondent Colin Boyle thanks to an upbringing by a family of environmentalists.