A Billion Reasons for Action

A Billion Reasons for Action

Washington University leaders and selected academic partners meet in India to address the urgent global need for affordable, environmentally friendly access to energy.

Anatomy of the cookstove project in India

The plight of millions of people in rural India who are reliant on solid fuels to cook their food and to heat their homes is the focus of Fires, Fuel & the Fate of 3 Billion: The State of the Energy Impoverished by Gautam Yadama with photography by Mark Katzman. (The book is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.)

Continuing the conversation in New Delhi

Following the global energy symposium in Mumbai, Chancellor Mark Wrighton and Washington University delegates moved on to a meeting of the International Advisory Council for Asia (IACA), which took place Dec. 12–15, 2012, in New Delhi.
Stonehenge Surprise

Stonehenge Surprise

Famed British archaeologist Mike Parker Pearson recently gave the Assembly Series Ferguson Science Lecture. He shared his research team’s amazing Stonehenge findings, including clarifying the monument’s significance as a burial ground.
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