Experts fear the credit crunch will discourage governments worldwide from turning to taxpayers for assistance in climate-change efforts.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (r.) and his foreign minister, Franco Frattini, spoke to the media Wednesday at an EU environmental conference in Brussels.
An increasing number of cities are temporarily closing streets to cars and opening them to pedestrians and cyclists. It fosters a greater sense of community.
Devotees of the old art form – including everyone from college professors to vaudeville performers – produce a symphony of sounds that are at once Halloween eerie and songbird sweet.
New book on lobbies and waiting rooms explores the creative beauty of spaces for times in between.
Its support for halving emissions by 2050 is seen as useful for future negotiations.
In 12 countries, people check out people for a 30-minute conversation to challenge their own prejudices.