As if the murderous LRA leader Joseph Kony weren’t bad enough, now he’s poaching elephants.
Want companies to invest in a better future for society? Keep them focused on their bottom lines.
Russia is pushing ahead with its projects for the 2014 Winter Olympics. But not everyone is happy.
How the world’s nastiest and least-known outbreaks are afflicting some of the world’s wealthiest countries.
As the Arctic becomes an arena for conflict, the United States’ forgotten naval force will need to cowboy up.
How an ex-British prime minister’s sister-in-law, a headhunter’s grandson, dodgy PR firms, and a Malaysian kingpin are colliding in a fight over the future of democracy.
Ordinary Americans are about to find out why they call it the “resource curse.”
It's not just Obama -- the entire world is ready to get serious about climate change.
If Obama wants to make good on his inaugural promise, he’ll need to remember the lessons he learned as a community organizer.
Why walkable communities, sustainable economics, and multilateral diplomacy are the future of American power.
Indonesia has been coasting on its natural wealth for too long. Now it's time to start investing in the country's people.
America is on the verge of an energy boom. But will abundant shale gas create more problems than it fixes?
The oft-predicted "clash of civilizations" has not materialized. If anything, values are converging across cultures.
Is the United States really the impediment to a universal compact on global warming?
Why isn’t the Golden State at the climate talks in Doha?
China's Xi Jinping faces a host of challenges: a slowing economy, stagnating political reform. But the country's black skies and red rivers ought to be his top priority.
Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.
The world has spent two decades developing policies to combat global warming -- and we have little to show for it.
Are the world's major cities ready for the rising waters and freak storms of tomorrow?
With efforts to halt climate change on life support, scientists are looking at some radical options to save our planet. But could the cure be worse than the disease?
When the economy is suffering, no one wants to hear about an impending environmental catastrophe.