Mar 7, 2013 North Korea's government has said it reserves the right to carry out a preemptive nuclear attack against the United States ahead of a U.N. vote on tighter sanctions against the communist regime.
Feb 7, 2013 Half of all Afghans have bribed public officials in the last year and the amounts are growing, according to a report from the UN.
Jan 28, 2013 We ask Ethan Zindler of Bloomberg New Energy Finance if a clean energy boom and the expansion of fracking are mutually exclusive.
Jan 9, 2013 The International Labor Organization, a United Nations agency, raised concerns about the legal protections that domestic workers get.
Apr 19, 2013 The biggest barrier to renewable energy such as solar and wind is storing the electricity it generates. In a university laboratory, a scientist painstakingly re-imagines the battery.
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.