Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Censoring South Florida Sea Level Rise - maybe state employees aren't allowed ...
In this new American production of the Japanese classic, 47 Republican senators play the roles of the 47 ronin. They too deliberately defy the shogun, played with equanimity by President Obama. But the American ronin are out to kill a policy, not a person.
Every part of an economy is aggressively pursuing the necessary capital to continue to grow. When governments crowd out that necessary capital in deficits, debt, and interest on the debt, economies cannot help but struggle where ever such policies exist.
"They're finding bubonic plague on the subway!" a friend recently said to me. "How afraid should I be?" Some subway riders are scared. The disco...
Are bottlenose populations being depleted by the Taiji hunts? Possibly. Bottlenose dolphins are a widespread species around the world, but they don't exist in large dense populations, unlike some other dolphin species.
While Europeans are preparing to solar gaze during the March 20, 2015 eclipse, the power pundits are heating up the debate on whether the solar eclipse will fritz out Germany's power grid.
As India continues to gain its footing on the global stage, it continues to revise the manner in which it approaches bilateral, regional and international relations.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Climate Change, the Elevator Pitch: Richard Alley, Climate Scientist -- and R...
Spring is in the air, and the green food coloring is in the beer (and rivers) for St. Patrick's Day. We've rounded up some of the craziest drinking rituals around the world to celebrate, so pour yourself an adult beverage and open up our list.
Writing is a solitary pursuit. There's something of the loneliness of the long distance runner in it. It often feels like an extreme sport. Hour after hour after hour of solitude. Time passing quickly if the work is going well, crawling if it's not.
Japan occupies a special place in the recent history of human development because of its early support for the idea that reducing disaster risk is essential if we are to make progress on sustainable development.
One of my favorite things about Tokyo is that a five-minute train ride can land you in what feels like an entirely new country.
Foreign cultures go back centuries, evident not only from ancient castles on hilltops but from the attitudes inculcated in populations by tradition, attitudes toward family, friends, classmates, local leaders and central governments. A foreign correspondent is always an outsider, but often a welcome onlooker.
As we commemorate International Women's Day, it is crucial to take stock of progress and outstanding challenges that confront women and girls and rededicate ourselves to making a difference in their lives.
TOKYO - Herein lies the unique twist that Piketty's theory takes on in Japan: the disparity is not so much between the super-rich and everyone else, but between large corporations, which can retain earnings and accumulate capital, and the individuals who are being squeezed in the process.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a litte more crowded. @@ Climate Change, The Elevator Pitch: Climatologist Simon Donner ...