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US To Destroy Its Largest Remaining Chemical Weapons Cache

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The United States is about to begin destroying its largest remaining stockpile of chemical-laden artillery shells, marking a mi...

Education for the World We Want (Part 1)

Suna Senman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Education
Suna Senman

How does a society that teaches preschoolers to play well, share toys and not hit raise highly educated leaders to justify revenge, invade countries and develop weapons to kill?

Peace in Action, Part 1

Suna Senman | Posted 11.09.2013 | World
Suna Senman

As conflict boils in Syria, the world remembers September 11th, a consequence of past failure to construct peace. Stepping up to responsibility, sever...

125 Million Threatened by Global Pollution

Ben Barber | Posted 01.06.2013 | World
Ben Barber

As developing countries from Peru to China become industrialized, millions of tons of toxic pollution are being spread around by batteries, factories and mines -- placing at least 125 million people at risk of death or disease.

Gorbachev: Rio+20 Should Be Addressing Climate

William S. Becker | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green
William S. Becker

On the eve of the main event at the United Nations' Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, a task force created by Mikhail Gorbachev urged international delegates to "face the urgent realities" of global climate change.

Chernobyl 2012: People, Places, and Photos

Glen Browder | Posted 07.29.2012 | World
Glen Browder

My purpose in writing this post was not to present another horrific portrait of devastation but to present, as best I could, a picture of day-to-day life in still-impacted communities.

Chernobyl Zombies? Chernobyl HIV? Chernobyl Forever?

Glen Browder | Posted 07.26.2012 | World
Glen Browder

Get ready, world! Chernobyl is back, almost 10,000 days later, in vivid color, with gore, blood, and ... zombies!