The major industrialised economies are far off track in helping the world meet the UN's global warming target, a monitoring group said on Thursday.
The small Lego machine inside the White House whirred, and in a moment it was turning the pages of a story book. One page flipped, then another, ever faster as President Barack Obama marveled at its efficiency.
The Obama administration is amending its regulations for weapons sales to allow the export of armed military drones to friendly nations and allies.
Pollution is still rising despite world pledges to cut carbon emissions, and more action is needed to rein in climate change in the coming years, a UN report said Wednesday.
A study by economists at the University of Southampton suggests that billionaires who have built their own fortunes are more likely to pledge to donate a large portion of their wealth to charities, than those who are heirs ...
Thailand plans to distribute about 1.7 million tablet computers to students and teachers this year in the world's largest handout of the devices for education, officials said Thursday.
A campaign by global environmental movement Earth Hour to get promises of action from individuals and organisations has spread to at least 50 countries, its chief executive said Wednesday.
Tea enthusiast Emilie Holmes this week hit the streets of London in her antique van serving flavourful loose-leaf tea to drinkers she says have had to settle for low-quality brew—courtesy of around 300 complete strangers.
As the first phase of the Kyoto Protocol draws to a close, the world will dissect its record for successes to emulate in the fight against climate change—and pitfalls to avoid.