“If I have to choose between being an inmate or a president, I’d rather be a president, even from afar,” Carles Puigdemont says.
Danish police killed a suspect in two shootings that occurred Saturday, one of them at a free-speech debate organized by the cartoonist Lars Vilks, who had depicted the prophet Muhammad as a dog.
One man is dead and three police officers are injured after assailants opened fire on a cafe in Copenhagen where a Swedish artist who faced death threats for caricaturing the prophet Muhammad was attending a debate on Islam and free speech, The Guardian reports.
Take a deep breath, hard-core runners: A new study of joggers and heart health could stop you in your tracks.
When President Obama looked us in the eye and said that the U.S. is not engaged in electronic surveillance for economic reasons, he was lying through his teeth.
The results of negotiations over the last decade have given observers virtually no reason to believe in a process that is counted by governing leaders as successful for simply surviving.
Scientists are telling us we can engineer our way out of the climate crisis, and with the intellectual property behind most of the solutions sitting in the public domain, any person or country with a few billion dollars could do it.Scientists are telling us we can engineer our way out of the climate crisis, and any person or country with a few billion dollars could do it.
Another round of climate negotiations, another vague promise to commit to something in the distant future and another slow-motion step toward disaster for the world’s poor and vulnerable. The Durban deal puts the U.N.’s 194 nations on track to begin negotiating a legally binding pact by 2015, six years after we were told to expect such a treaty in Copenhagen. (more)Another round of climate negotiations, another slow-motion step toward disaster.
In keeping with predictions made by the world's most sober and clear-eyed climate and energy experts, the rate of increase in greenhouse gas emissions is occurring more rapidly than official reports forecast, and a disastrous average global temperature rise of more than 2 degrees Celsius appears imminent and unavoidable. (more)