Dec 12, 2012 North Korea defies international sanctions to launch a rocket. Japan has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, which could take place later today.
Dec 4, 2012 New sources of fossil fuels are stirring up the United Nations climate talks in Doha.
Dec 3, 2012 Heavy hitters in the online world worry that U.N. regulation could stifle the Internet's future.
Dec 4, 2012 Celebrating the text message as the technology turns twenty, and waiting on results from a UN summit on controlling the Internet.
Nov 30, 2012 President Obama signed a bill this week protecting U.S. airlines from an emission tax when they fly in and out of Europe. The EU's carbon tax is so unpopular, it's been suspended for all carriers for a year.
Oct 2, 2012 American Crossroads makes political hay out of attacks in Libya
Aug 10, 2012 The U.S. drought is fueling a corn shortage that's driving up prices around the globe. And yet, federal support for corn ethanol -- a fuel additive -- means some 40 percent of U.S. corn will be turned into ethanol this year.
Aug 9, 2012 The world could face the worst food crisis in five years if countries like the U.S. start restricting exports of agricultural products. That's according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, which says bad weather is causing a spike in global food prices that could be made worse if countries stockpile.
Jul 19, 2012 At the UN today, the Security Council is expected to vote today on economic sanctions against Syria, in an effort to help end the 16 month conflict between the government of Bashar Al-Assad and rebel forces. But will more economic sanctions work?