Geoengineering -- intentionally altering Earth's climate to fight global warming -- may be risky science but it must be researched. The watchwords should be caution, openness, international cooperation, and humility.
04/02/2010 01:17 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/01
A conference call Wednesday between the permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany resulted in China 'agreeing to sit down and begin serious negotiations' on Iran sanctions.
04/01/2010 09:13 am
As a debate over Iran nuclear sanctions take front stage at the G8 meeting in Quebec today, The Monitor looks at how effective past sanctions have been and what new measures are being considered.
03/30/2010 12:54 pm
Despite a favorable WTO ruling, Brazil can't get US to change cotton subsidies. So Brazil threatens protectionism to get free trade.
03/30/2010 12:16 am
Other U.S. presidents have bonded with foreign leaders, but Obama so far has no such ties. Does that matter?
03/27/2010 07:45 pm
As India develops into a 21st-century power, the US strains to tweak a 19th-century welfare model.
03/25/2010 05:05 am
José Miguel Insulza was reelected secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS) today. The former Chilean cabinet minister was the only candidate on the ballot, prompting many to ask: Why bother with the vote?
03/24/2010 04:14 pm
In Pictures Nuclear power around the world
Brazil and US are alike in many ways -- think individualism and guns -- but not everyone gets it right. Consider the comments of one well known commentator.
03/23/2010 02:53 pm