Solutions to the country’s growing water challenges lie, in part, with the development and adoption of new innovative technologies. Yet, in comparison to the clean energy sector, innovation in the water sector has remained low. Using the numbers of patents filed in clean energy and water purification as indicators, the clean energy sector has exhibited a much higher rate of innovation over the past decade.
Since about 1980, the growth of single-parent families has been driven almost entirely by an increase in childbearing outside of marriage, often the result of people sliding into relationships and having an unplanned baby.
In a new chart, The Hamilton Project shows the child food insecurity rates in every state in 2011.
In the past 40 years, as the pace of innovation has slowed, American workers have experienced lower growth rates of productivity and compensation.
The United States lags far behind other countries in training students in the STEM fields that advance scientific and technological innovations.
Since the advent of computers, consumers have enjoyed greater bang for their buck as computers have become increasingly powerful.