The aftermath of Christmas is a good time to think about where consumer-capitalism is getting us. The sad fact is that, with these values, our society can never be ecologically sustainable or just. Accelerating global problems ...
A new study by a team of Chinese and American conservation biologists quantifies the serious consequences of China's recent economic growth on its coastal ecosystems.
The Greater Manchester monitor, created by academics at Manchester, measures levels of poverty across the city region and tells what life is like for residents living below the poverty line.
Fears of depleting the Earth's supply of oil are unwarranted, according to new research, which concludes that the demand for oil – as opposed to the supply – will reach its own peak and then decline.
Nancy Strumwasser, a high school teacher from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, always thought she'd have two children. But the layoffs that swept over the U.S. economy around the time her son was born six years ago helped change ...
Tens of thousands of protesters marched Tuesday against a plan by the Hungarian government to tax Internet use from 2015.
The traditional link between population growth and economic growth has been weakened in the UK, according to academics at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI).
The innovative mayor of a central New York city and the founder of a company that empowers scientific research in developing countries have been named recipients of the 2014 John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards.