by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on April 21, 2015
Last year, the Migrant Offshore Aid Station saved 3,000 migrants over the span of 60 days.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on April 16, 2015
"Iran has millions of Internet users, many of whom are young and tech savvy, so they are certainly appealing to companies around the world as potential customers," Danielle Kehl, of New America told ThinkProgress.
by Ari Phillips Posted on April 16, 2015
Wood pellet demand for renewable energy is skyrocketing. Not only is this stressing forest ecosystems, but it could also be bad for emissions.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 26, 2015
After escalating strikes and legal action in the U.S. have squeezed the fast food chain on its home turf, McDonald's is now under new pressure outside the country.
by Ari Phillips Posted on February 24, 2015
Seven million annual visitors will now have two new moving targets to look at.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 17, 2015
In 2012, nearly one-fourth of about 6,000 Jewish people in eight European Union countries said that they had experienced some form of anti-semitic harassment in the year before the survey.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 3, 2015
Croatia's government is taking a radical and unprecedented step to combat the harmful economic effects of high consumer debt.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 16, 2014
"The pledges made so far lead to earlier emission peaking in many countries, with 1-1.5 °C less total warming than without these policies, but not sufficient to meet the 2°C target."
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 9, 2014
Navigant Research anticipates that small-scale solar, wind, and other forms of electricity will increase from 87.3 gigawatts of capacity around the world in 2014 to 165.5 gigawatts in just nine years.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 27, 2014
By melting Arctic sea ice cover, global warming actually shifts air circulation in the northern hemisphere, causing cold Arctic air to be temporarily pulled south over Europe more often.