| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Dressed in a blazer and gray slacks, Eagle Scout Rex Tillerson better known as the CEO of Exxon Mobil approached the podium during a national meeting of the Boy Scouts of America at a Texas hotel last year.
The organization's delegates had just voted...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 10:51 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The further adventures of Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno -- not that those are necessarily their real names -- are chronicled in "The Yes Men Are Revolting." The prankster activists here turn their imaginative shaming...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Last fall, 29-year-old Fang Da, an entrepreneur and cycling enthusiast, suddenly found himself in the midst of a coughing fit after biking near his home in Hangzhou, in eastern China.
So he went to the Internet and started learning just how serious...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:48 AM
BERLIN (Reuters) - For all Angela Merkel's headline-grabbing "green revolution", Germany's image as a world leader on environmental policies is in danger of falling under the shadow of the smoke stack and a cloud of exhaust fumes.
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Two coalitions of environmental groups have filed three separate suits against the U.S. Forest Service, hoping to stop what the organizations say is the largest sale of old-growth timber in nearly a generation in America's largest national forest....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:19 PM
LAC-MÉGANTIC Quebec (Reuters) - The Canadian government did not adequately audit the railroad company at the center of the Lac-Mégantic crude tanker disaster, which last year killed 47 people, an independent federal agency said on Tuesday, as it called...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:12 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - Air pollution across 74 major Chinese cities worsened in July compared to last year, according to government data released on Tuesday, showing that the government is having trouble shaking its smog problem.
The 74 cities struggled...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The Greenpeace protest ship Arctic Sunrise has been released after 10 months of detention by Russian authorities and the damaged icebreaker is now limping back home to Amsterdam, the environmental activist group said Friday.
The Arctic Sunrise was...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Politicians stand on the podium in the lower house of Congress, waving signs and shouting, “Viva Mexico, THIEVES!” Outside, crowds demonstrate. The sessions drag on into the wee hours until an earthquake forces everyone to evacuate.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:18 PM
With more and more students interested in dedicating their lives to a greater good, colleges and universities continue to add programs and degrees geared toward leadership in the nonprofit sector.
Many colleges offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Delaying action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change could damage the U.S. economy, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by the White House's Council of Economic Advisers.
The council estimated that the eventual cost of...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Federal authorities announced Friday that the geographically isolated Alexander Archipelago wolf of southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest may need protection under the Endangered Species Act to survive the impact of logging, hunting and...