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.
11/29/2011 03:44 pm
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.
11/28/2011 08:29 pm
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.
11/22/2011 01:02 pm
How Japan's AKB48 has created a new level of artificial human – and what it tells us about the infamous Uncanny Valley.
09/14/2011 04:27 pm
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.
07/29/2011 01:11 am
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.
06/10/2011 12:47 pm
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.
03/16/2011 01:43 pm
Monitor staff writers and correspondents in each of the world's regions share what they expect to be top headlines in 2011.
12/28/2010 02:17 pm
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.
12/20/2010 10:57 am
Two weeks of Cancún climate change talks ended Saturday, with a vague deal to help poor countries deal with climate change and the original Kyoto Protocol all but dead.
12/12/2010 01:57 pm