U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described the world's economic model based on insatiable consumption of resources as "a global suicide pact."
Apple, famous for its Mac computers and iPhones, spends millions to create the image of a benevolent corporate giant that, while making money, does more than its part to better the world.
Even on some of the decisions agreed to in Cancun, many crucial details were postponed at least until next year's round of negotiations, but Ban Ki-moon says it's better than nothing.
The November 28 general elections in Haiti are over, and the votes will probably be counted by December 7. But as many predicted, the task of carrying out a national election may have proved too much for Haiti's administrative infrastructure.
The international community is hoping to lay foundations, set up frameworks and install building blocks toward practically addressing the dire consequences of global warming.
The right denies the problem of global warming; the New York Times complains that Congress isn't doing enough to meet the threat. So is global warming getting worse or not?
The entire digital revolution sweeping the world these days may not be so great after all especially when it comes to protecting the environment.
A surprising number of people in Germany are leaving their sofas and demonstrating, angry at being ignored by ruling cliques.
Pakistanis continue to face humanitarian hardships and large portions of the country's southern province of Sindh remain under water three months after severe flooding.
Death threats have been made against U.S. organizations working in solidarity with Colombia. On October 10, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) received its third death threat this year from Colombian "Black Eagles" paramilitaries.