It would be a mistake to view President Obama's visit to Israel as just a fence-mending exercise. It is in fact part of a planned redesign of U.S. foreign policy that will change the face of American leadership around the world.
You Know That Big Bad US Drought of 2012? It Will Likely Worsen in 2013, says NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, as it continu...
After a seemingly schizophrenic schedule of speaking to antithetical audiences in Israel and the Palestinian territories, President Barack Obama successfully brokered a sudden rapprochement between Israel and Turkey on Friday.
Uhuru Kenyatta's disputed election to the presidency of Kenya earlier this month raises a host of questions regarding its legality, Kenyatta's indictment at the International Criminal Court (ICC), and whether Kenya will become isolated as a result.
Some thoughts for today: the bad news and good news for World Water Day. (First, I think every day should be World Water Day, not just March 22nd, but hey, that's just me.)
Finally, there appears to be real alarm in the White House over Chinese cyberattacks. Here's what the president should be telling the American people.
Almost 4 decades ago, fresh from the refugee camp of Vietnam, I was first made acutely aware of my own Asian looks by a schoolyard bully in my junior ...
Until someone reveals the president's intentions, beyond merely guessing, we can at least consider the benefits of his latest visit to the region.
A new bill was introduced in the House today to fight currency manipulation, including China's. This bill would treat undervalued currency as a subsidy under U.S. trade law, meaning we could apply tariffs to goods from countries that do this.
The defenders of the status quo argue that U.S. companies will be at a disadvantage if we tax carbon or invest in clean energy because "China's not doing anything." But there are three little problems with this logic.
By reopening the contacts between the Catholic Church and China, Francis and Xi Jinping would not only revive one of the most significant moments of the dialogue between civilizations but they would also contribute to the solidarity and unity of mankind.
Signs suggest Chinese President Xi's inclination will be to double down on Communist orthodoxy. In other words, Xi won't be a Mikhail Gorbachev. He's no reformer.
In his second term, President Barack Obama has a historic opportunity to improve U.S. relations with China. Without an improvement in U.S.-China relations, however, there exists a grave risk that simmering conflicts between the two countries could worsen considerably.
Language matters. So why is the sustainability community still stuck on the images of reduction such as "zero," "low carbon," "energy efficiency" or "350"? Isn't it time we started using more emotional vernacular like "sexy," "unique" and "comfy"?
It's hard not to give oneself over entirely to awe when regarding any of the great man-made wonders of the world. But there's always that moment when the docent or catalogue informs you of the horrific human cost of the endeavor
Global Warming Gases Spike in 2012, packing in the second highest yearly amount recorded yet, reports Alex Kirby at Climate News Network, while fellow...