New Oxford University research on global poverty reveals the extent of the challenges facing the UN's new Sustainable Development Goals for the eradication of child poverty.
Police in Lithuania say more than 25,000 private photos and personal data—including nude pictures—were made public Tuesday following the hacking of a chain of plastic surgery clinics.
Economists say countries should ramp up the price of carbon emissions to as much as $100 per metric ton by 2030 to stop catastrophic global warming.
On April 22, as protesters swelled Earth Day rallies in U.S. cities and around the world, President Trump tweeted that he was "committed to keeping our air and water clean but always remember that economic growth enhances ...
US President Donald Trump's threats to pull America out of the climate-rescue Paris Agreement is expected to cast a long shadow over UN talks starting Monday to work on the nuts and bolts of the deal.
On Dec. 12, 2015, 195 countries gathered in the French capital to conclude the world's first universal climate treaty, the Paris Agreement, aimed at preventing worst-case scenarios for global warming.
Less affluent countries are more committed to conservation of their large animals than richer ones, a new Oxford University research collaboration has found.
In an increasingly competitive international environment, providing workers with the right mix of skills can help ensure that globalisation translates into new jobs and productivity gains rather than negative economic and ...
The United States should stay in the Paris climate accord but renegotiate it, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday, alleging that some European countries were not doing enough to curb emissions.
A Virginia Tech College of Science economics researcher says the popular social media website Facebook - and its open sharing of information - is a vital and often a significant tool against government corruption in countries ...