New book suggests there is early evidence of a coming U-turn in the globalisation of manufacturing – and that the story we are told about the direction of the global economy is wrong.
For a leading scientist, Rob Jackson has what may seem a strange remedy for the deeply polarized national debate on climate change: look past the science.
Expansion of renewable energy cannot by itself stave off catastrophic climate change, scientists warned Monday.
New research from the University of Bristol has found that embracing organic farming methods can bring gains in social sustainability, and benefits for farmers and workers.
The nation's high school graduation rate has reached a record 83.2 percent, continuing a steady increase that shows improvement across all racial and ethnic groups, according to federal data released Monday.
A new study by the Saïd Business School finds that low-quality infrastructure investments pose significant risk to the Chinese and the global economy. It argues that over half of the infrastructure investments in China have ...
Without data centres, today's world stops. Flights are grounded, Wall Street closes, and the internet grinds to a halt. Yet despite their emergence as nerve centres of the global economy, data centres have drawn almost no ...
Work by University of Exeter experts to predict the weather in India could help millions of people prepare for the devastating effects of the country's summer monsoons.
Lester Thurow, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist who addressed the challenges and consequences of a global economy, has died. He was 77.
Incidents such as the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh in April 2013 and the exposé of slavery and human trafficking in the Thai shrimp industry in 2014 have focused attention on the supply chains of global ...