That's a lot of numbers, but they all tell the same story: The United States has the most complicated, most expensive and most frustrating health care system in the industrialized world -- and none of that is due to Obamacare.
To tackle pollution, China to Drop Pursuit of "Growth at All Costs" reports David Stanway at World Environment News, steering local governments toward...
A narrative and diplomacy of opportunity and hope needs to replace the dismal mood that dominated Warsaw. Conscious focus on how to revitalize solidarity is global climate challenge number one.
My idea was to create a "thanks-giving turkey" so we could all add feathers of thanks until we had the fluffiest turkey possible. Who knows, this Thanksgiving tradition might take hold in Australia yet.
Despite mounting evidence that global warming is leading to devastating environmental disasters in the Pacific region, the U.S. and its partners are suspicious of climate change advocates. Rather brazenly, Washington and its Pacific allies spy on those who are intent on reining in global warming.
My name is Paul Taylor; I am a Systems Engineer living down in Australia. When I'm not riding Kangaroos or swatting flies, I have been developing a Wireless Digital Katana. It is a high-speed, high-accuracy motion controller. Currently I am running a Kickstarter campaign to fund my project. This all began months ago when another Kickstarter campaign failed to deliver.
Yes, it's been 50 years since President Kennedy's assassination, but let's remember him for his ability to inspire all Americans to boldly risk the imagine to become reality, instead of all the conspiracy theories.
How Tornadoes ARE Influenced By Climate Change Tornadoes ARE influenced by climate change, despite a recent, misinformed New York Times Op-ed. Grante...
So Obama, beset by other problems, is heading out to the Asia-Pacific again on a big trip in April. National Security Advisor Susan Rice, not nearly as identified with the Asia-Pacific Pivot as predecessor Tom Donilon, made the announcement in a speech Wednesday at Georgetown University reaffirming the country's commitment to the Pivot.
NGOs across the country have been vocal about their disappointment in the Australian government. Yet, given Australia's reluctance to be ambitious at previous negotiations, the real question is - will we even be missed?
IPCC: Global Warming Will Create a More Violent, Sicker, Poorer Future says the reputable Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in a new study, re...
Today's public transportation systems are becoming simply too big, complex, and popular for humans to maintain. Maintaining this infrastructure is a complex task that's only becoming more complicated with the steady increase in population and the rise of megacities. But we are finding that our greatest assets in tackling these challenges are data and smarter infrastructure software. With sensors and mobile technology, we can finally create the smart networks we need to understand these ever-changing systems.
We need to listen to the surviving first cultures. They are a vehicle for connecting modern humanity to nature and wisdom.
Some analysts are predicting that the commodity price boom of the new millennium as something that has played itself out. Have we entered a phase of descending commodity prices in general?
Record-Breaking Fossil Fueled Smog Cripples Large Chinese City reports Katie Valentine at Climate Progress. Soaring pollution levels, 3 times the desi...
Strayed's and Dale's memoirs define a different category. Call it 'Conscious Walking,' or 'How I Walked Myself To A Better Life,' journeys of over 1,000 miles that bravely explore the raw, rocky and often hazardous terrain of inner lives in crisis and turmoil.