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By Manish Bapna - Jan 28, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 28, 2015 23:08
The question of how the world can end extreme poverty and improve human well-being will take on new urgency in 2015, as the Millennium Devel ...
By Ka-Kit Tung - Jan 24, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 24, 2015 22:24
For the last quarter of the 20th century, the average temperature at the surface of the Earth edged inexorably upwards. Then, to the surpri ...
By Achim Steiner - Jan 15, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 15, 2015 21:20
In the run-up to the recent United Nations meeting on climate change in Lima, Peru, much of the world’s attention focused on how stron ...
By Joel E. Cohen - Jan 12, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 12, 2015 19:45
The world has made remarkable progress in providing primary education to children worldwide. In the 1960s, fewer than half of the developin ...
By Anu Madgavkar - Jan 12, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 12, 2015 19:43
It is a notable irony that India, which produces solutions to many of the knottiest information-technology problems faced by the world&rsquo ...
By Michel Rocard - Dec 31, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 31, 2014 21:29
International negotiations over Iran’s nuclear programme have been taking place, in one form or another, for more than a decade. ...
By Tom Bollyky - Dec 30, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 30, 2014 22:34
It is easy to be discouraged about the state of international cooperation today, but global health remains an area in which the world has co ...
By Ezra Karmel - Dec 30, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 30, 2014 22:32
Sovereignty is not the privilege of a state, but its responsibility. ...
By Abdoulaye Mar Dieye - Dec 24, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 24, 2014 22:10
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is destroying lives, decimating communities and orphaning children at a rate not seen since the region&rsq ...
By Le Houezec Jacques - Dec 23, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 23, 2014 23:42
Michael Russell and Murray Jarvik, two pioneers of smoking-cessation research in the 1970s, would probably have welcomed the development of ...

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