The eruption at Eyafjallajökull volcano in Iceland has been hugely disruptive to world travel. But as a volcanic event, it's barely worth mentioning.
04/18/2010 08:27 pm
From data, delight: An artist pulls her sculpture and music from the climate change numbers in the news.
04/09/2010 04:30 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/30
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
In Pictures This Week in Weather 03/01-03/05
The windswept Great Lakes hold huge promise for wind power, experts say. But a plan for an offshore wind farm in Lake Michigan is raising local ire.
03/01/2010 02:45 pm
Joannie Rochette, who stuck to her decision to compete, felt as though her mother was present as she skated to Olympic bronze, said Rochette's boyfriend, ice dancer Guillaume Gfeller. Rochette's mother passed on suddenly this week.
02/26/2010 08:34 am
Thérèse Rochette, mother of Canadian Olympic figure skater Joannie Rochette, expressed deep pride in her daughter during a January interview with the Monitor. Joannie will skate tonight despite the sudden passing of Mrs. Rochette shortly after she arrived in Vancouver.
02/23/2010 07:32 pm
With eight of 16 days of competition completed, Canada has a third the number of medals as the US – falling short of its bold expectations, but engaging most Canadians nonetheless.
02/21/2010 02:01 pm
Forecasting the fickle weather in Vancouver and Whistler is tough job even for locals. So far, the Olympic meteorologists are in gold medal standing.
02/18/2010 08:21 pm