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
“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
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
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.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 27, 2014
"Women were being denied a fundamental right because of this fear of going to the police. Why should they need someone’s help to do something so basic?"
by Hayes Brown Posted on August 15, 2014
"After all, the rapist is also someone’s son. If only parents decide to put as many restrictions on their sons as they do on their own daughters.”