Opinion

On the Curb

On the Curb

By Ian Savage — The Mark News — During the past five years, a revolution has occurred that has upended the taxi industry in cities around the world. Is a similar revolution about to occur for urban buses? Some argue that the main distinctive features of UberX and Lyft are […]

Preserving Dignity

Preserving Dignity

By Megan Chapman — The Mark News — Just after midnight on November 10th 2016, I received a phone call from Otodo Gbame – a fishing village on the edge of the Lagos Lagoon, located in one of the wealthiest areas of the largest city in sub-Saharan Africa. In panic-stricken tones, […]

Eating Our Way to Collapse

Eating Our Way to Collapse

By Hans Herren — The Mark News —    Industrial agriculture is seriously damaging the environment, not to mention the health of citizens around the globe. With a limited window of time, reform is necessary if we want to continue to nourish, and not just feed, our people and our […]

A Hybrid Future

A Hybrid Future

By Nigel Brandon — The Mark News —  As renewable energy grows in importance, a challenge will be hanging on to all that electricity created by wind turbines or solar panels. Already, innovations are being developed to store surplus power for when demand peaks. The lack of available and low cost […]