Ideas to Action:

Independent research for global prosperity


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April 12, 2016
How much energy do the world’s poor need? The current commonly-used definition is a mere 100 kilowatts hours per person per year—or enough to power a...
September 28, 2015
600 million people in Africa have no access to electricity and millions more have only minimal, sporadic access. This energy poverty has deadly...
July 16, 2015
In the second of our Summer Film Series, we’ll be showing the Nigerian oil documentary Big Men. After the screening Todd Moss will host a Q...