by Jeff Spross Posted on November 21, 2014
Those two countries and a host of other developing nations had opposed discussing hydrofluorocarbons under the Montreal Protocol, but agreed to "informal discussions" this week.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on November 12, 2014
“This incident is a reflection of a very bad, poor system, of a nonexistent and nonaccountable public health system, where such tragedies are waiting to happen."
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 12, 2014
Research shows trillions in likely economic losses from increased storm strength by 2090 if climate change continues -- with Japan the hardest hit.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 6, 2014 Updated: October 6, 2014
“We're still teaching a thing or two to the ‘elite space club', who judging by this [cartoon], appear to be a bunch of stodgy, xenophobic fogeys.”
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 1, 2014 Updated: October 1, 2014
On Tuesday, the leader of one of the oldest democracies and the leader of the largest democracy discussed one of the world's biggest modern problems.
by Zack Ford Posted on September 26, 2014
The United Nations Human Rights Commission passed a resolution seeking to protect LGBT people from violence, but not everybody supported it.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 16, 2014
The indoor air pollution from fuels the global poor burn to cook and light and heat their homes cause as many as 4.3 million deaths a year. Here's how solar power could begin alleviating the problem.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 8, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
Many have called the floods the worst to hit the region in over half a century.
by Ari Phillips Posted on September 4, 2014
The leaders of China and India are not planning to attend this month's U.N Climate Summit in New York City.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 29, 2014
Nearly 40 percent of Indians don't have access to a mainstream bank account, but that may be about to change.