The world is falling far behind in its bid to curb greenhouse emissions enough to limit global warming to 2C, according to two new reports.
The Pacific region faces serious economic losses due to climate change and it is critical that nations causing the problem step in to help, the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday.
(AP) -- Revenue from global prescription drug sales should increase 5 percent to 7 percent next year, reaching at least $880 billion, fueled by new drugs and rising sales in developing countries, according to drug data firm ...
In its third quarterly report of 2011, the UCLA Anderson Forecast's outlook for the nation's economy is "far worse" than it was just three months ago.
China will exhaust all means to hit an energy efficiency target it set for the end of the year, but fulfilling the goal will prove difficult, a top official said Tuesday.
Rich and poor countries could see "enormous" economic benefits from reducing youth unemployment by ensuring all youngsters have basic reading, maths and science skills, the OECD said Wednesday.
A report released today provides a path forward for countries to implement inclusive wealth accounting - a better and more comprehensive wealth indicator than GDP.
Countries rich in coal, oil and gas emit more carbon dioxide to generate the same amount of economic output as countries where fossil fuels are scarce, according to an Oxford University study.
Newly published research suggests that government use of torture has increased worldwide despite international norms discouraging it.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have identified a "tipping point" for national debt - the point at which national debt levels begin to have an adverse effect on economic growth. The findings could influence ...