At 8.9 percent, unemployment is still high. But in some industries, jobs are available with no skilled workers to fill them.
A new energy revolution – similar to shifts from wood to coal to oil – is inevitable as climate change and oil scarcity drive a global search for sustainability in power production. But even the promise of renewable energy holds drawbacks.
But tomorrow's could be, unless efforts to combat climate change include much more development of carbon-free sources of energy. The findings appear Thursday in the journal Science.
Personal consumption may fall this year to levels not seen since 1942, some economists say.
New book says war will cost at least $3 trillion before it's over.