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Exploration and Adventure to Improve Quality of Life

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, the Swiss pilots and co-founders of the solar-powered airplane, Solar Impulse, have announced a partnership between ABB, a power and automation technology company, and PACT, an international non-governmental organization, to bring solar energy to rural communities in Myanmar. … Continue reading

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Torture Camps: The Truth

It’s amazing how many newscasts are all about events that concern one family or community. A husband murders his wife, a child is kidnapped. The event is reported on national television, sometimes for days on end. Albeit tragic, these events monopolize … Continue reading

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The Power of Solar Energy: Solar Impulse

Everyone’s talking about it! And it’s great news. Solar Impulse, the Swiss long-range solar-powered aircraft, took off this week to fly around the world without a drop of fuel. Instead, the plane uses solar power and can fly day and … Continue reading

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Diplomacy through Music

Paolo Petrocelli uses music as a form of diplomacy and positive force for change. Paolo is founder and president of the Euro Mediterranean Music Academy for Peace, which promotes music education in Europe and the Middle East, and brotherhood among young … Continue reading