African economies may be booming, but continued growth and quality of life are being jeopardised by lack of power. The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates 585 million people in sub-Saharan Africa
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Perry’s farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country’s largest oil-producing state. But Jan.
(Tod Klassy/Shutterstock) Rebecca Solnit assesses our poisonous fossil fuel dependency — and why we’re on the verge of a paradigm shift Rebecca Solnit December 27, 2014 5:00pm (UTC) This piece originally
He has been called the “superman pope”, and it would be hard to deny that Pope Francis has had a good December. Cited by President Barack Obama as a key player in the thawing relations between the US Cuba,
In June 2013, Nicaragua gave initial approval for what seemed like a ridiculous plan to let a Chinese group build a 173-mile canal across the Latin American country. On Monday, workers broke ground on
1. Sony Pictures has reversed its decision to pull "The Interview" from all theatres and said the film will now play in more than 200 cinemas around the US on Christmas Day, a move that was praised by
Oil fell from the highest close in more than a week on concern U.S. growth won't boost demand enough to sop up a glut. American equities rose, with the Russell 2000 Index of small companies topping a record,