I've met amazing people, who in the midst of disaster themselves, give the little they have. In Pakistan we met a man who took 30 displaced strangers into his house and looked after them until his own finances ran out.
After years of climate change denial, a consortium of energy industry giants led by ExxonMobil and Massey Energy are launching a global campaign to provide island nations with equipment to combat rising sea levels.
Israel's siege is achieving the exact opposite of what it hoped. The tougher life gets, the more spiritual Gazans become, thus driving the people toward religion -- an area Hamas knows a lot about managing.
Piracy is not only disrupting international trade, it is preventing the flow of humanitarian aid to several million Somalis and is perpetuating the very culture that kept Somalia in an abyss of anarchy.