Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 15, 2014 How unusu...
Two new studies revealed that the Western Antarctic Ice Sheet has crossed a dangerous breaking point. Melting at a much faster pace than originally anticipated, it's unstoppable collapse is already underway.
Piracy is bad -- everywhere, at all times, and under all circumstances. There is no ideological support for pirates, and no sympathy anywhere for what is essentially a criminal enterprise.
In recognition of the International Year of the Family, which was first declared by the United Nations on May 15 20 years ago, the Alliance for Children and Families and Generations United set about taking America's temperature on family connections across generations
I'm imagining President Obama, President Putin and myself in a room. Strange thing to imagine, I suppose. And the one catch is that none of us can come out of the room until we decide what to do with Syria.
The deadly violence that has gripped CAR since December 2012 has spared no one. Government officials are targeted and killed, often in broad daylight and without sanction.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
Many Iranian women activists who live in the Islamic Republic, and several of those campaigners whom I have interviewed, have shed light on the reality of women's rights under Rouhani's presidency.
Ban Ki-moon could either show courage, boldness, and vision, and forge his historical legacy in Syria before it becomes "his Rwanda," or remain in retreat and be forever remembered as the bureaucratic secretary general who lacked in charismatic and moral leadership.
Today, the country is at a tipping point. The most recent events in Bor and Bentiu are alarming. They bear all the troubling signs of a country drifting into a dangerous polarization of the conflict along ethnic lines which is about to spin out of control.
Six months after one of the strongest tropical storms ever recorded on earth slammed into the Philippines last November, the physical signs of recovery are increasingly visible.
The personal stories above are just a few accounts of the trials and tribulations people in Mexico, Colombia and Argentina deal with on a regular basis.
Sustainable development is the most urgent challenge facing humanity. The fundamental question is how the world economy can continue to develop in a w...
Stepping up its efforts to fight climate change, the White House is now trying to court TV Meteorologists to help communicate the link between America's recent string of extreme weather, and the science behind global warming.
We have often misunderstood Genesis 1:28, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground" to legitimize human domination of the earth and reinforce our own selfish agenda.
The experiences of members of what started out as a small support group of survivors in the United States and now counts 18,000 members in 79 different countries, bear out what studies have shown for some time: The harms caused by sexual violence by clergy are often severe and life-long and, in many cases, life-threatening.