A report released by non-governmental groups at the climate talks in Durban, South Africa, said that major global banks bear responsibility for global warming by funding utilities and mining companies to build coal-fired power plants
Many of the nations gathered in Durban, South Africa, this week have proposed voluntary cuts to greenhouse gas emissions. But even if all of those cuts were successful, they would still result in catastrophic climate change.
UN-sponsored climate talks opened Monday in South Africa amid grim news on global warming and deeply divisive questions over how, or whether, to expand or extend the Kyoto Protocol.
Ahead of major climate change talks in Durban, South Africa, China's top climate official said that economic turmoil in the West should not get in the way of fighting global warming.
How Japan's AKB48 has created a new level of artificial human – and what it tells us about the infamous Uncanny Valley.
Nintendo posted its latest quarter's dire results, causing traders to dump the stock. The sell-off sent the stock down more than 20 percent.
At E3 and in Japan, there's disagreement over whether the Wii U, Nintendo's new console, will change gaming forever or completely flop. With many months, and likely another E3, before the Wii U launches, there's still much to learn about the new system.
The European Union will carry out 'stress tests' at all of its operating nuclear power plants and some countries may scrap plans for new reactors.
Monitor staff writers and correspondents in each of the world's regions share what they expect to be top headlines in 2011.
The climate change talks in Cancun, Mexico, didn’t solve all the world’s climate problems. But they were hugely successful. Through the Cancun Agreements, 194 countries reached landmark consensus (even the US and China) to set emissions targets and limit global temperature increases.