The IEA estimates that about 97% of future emissions growth will come from the developing world, especially from emerging economies such as China and India. How can STI bring to bear low emissions energy solutions?
Support web-based information platform to unleash power of US economic engagement in developing countries. Allow private giving to link to indigenous development initiatives through user controlled Google Earth information layers so that private and non-profit entities can drill down to the information they are most interested in and see what actors are already engaged, what activities are underway, and how might they ...more »
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How might we use science and technology to teach communities prone to natural disasters how to rebuild the needed infrastructure?
Heading: International Best Practice Collection of S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Open Education Resources (OER) Secondary School Material Research Question: To demonstrate how provision of high-quality S.T.E.M materials could impact secondary school learning outcomes and contribute to global engagement. How would this address this research and lead to major S&T solutions: S.T.E.M material evaluation ...more »
How can we make delivery of high impact health care commercially viable in low resource settings.
Increase access to informaiton and improve livelihoods through mobile apps. Create/encourage a unified methodology, like Masawa (masawa.org -- kicking poverty in the apps) for getting mobile apps, created by NGOs, IOs, developers, governments, and private sector actors, into the hands of the world's poor. By sharing the apps across typically siloed geographies, functions and organizations, optimal scale and effectiveness ...more »
What is the model fuel efficient stove for cooking?
What is the model clean, cost-effective energy source for lighting/heating/cooling?
In the midst of disaster and conflict, how might we eliminate false positives and bad reporting through social media?
How might we build refugee camps of the future that are scalable, temporarily adaptable, and provide basic services cheaply and effectively with minimal impact on the environment?
How might we grow rice in high saline or low water environments?
How might we foster innovation in the concept of wireless power transmission?