What you should know about the Myanmar coup

What's happening with the military coup in Myanmar? An expert explains what's going on and what the rest of the world can do about it.

Kristen deGroot-Penn • futurity
Feb. 12, 2021 ~12 min

Climate change: Biggest global poll supports 'global emergency'

More than a million people in 50 countries take part in the biggest poll to date on climate change.

Jan. 27, 2021 ~5 min

Far-right activists on social media telegraphed violence weeks in advance of the attack on the US Capitol

Trump supporters openly discussed forcing Congress and Vice President Pence to overturn the election results.

Alex Newhouse, Research Lead, Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism, Middlebury Institute of International Studies • conversation
Jan. 8, 2021 ~8 min

Climate change: UK to end aid for fossil fuel projects abroad

As the UK hosts a key climate summit, the government announces an end to funding for overseas oil and gas.

Dec. 12, 2020 ~6 min

Climate change: Global 'elite' will need to slash high-carbon lifestyles

The world's wealthiest will need to limit emissions if the world is to avoid dangerous warming.

Dec. 9, 2020 ~5 min

Climate change: US formally withdraws from Paris agreement

After a three year wait, the US becomes the first nation to leave the Paris climate pact.

Nov. 4, 2020 ~10 min

Why US election could decide climate change battle

Who next occupies the White House could be decisive in the battle to limit global warming.

Oct. 20, 2020 ~12 min

Climate Week: World split on urgency of tackling rising temperatures, global poll shows

Concern about climate change is growing, but there are big differences about the need for rapid action.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
Sept. 20, 2020 ~4 min

Gauge of US democracy hits its lowest score yet

The latest survey results from the political science research project Bright Line Watch are in: US democracy gets just 61 out of 100.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
Sept. 14, 2020 ~9 min

Extinction Rebellion: Nuclear power 'only option' says former spokeswoman

Zion Lights says a car-crash TV interview led her to rethink her support for Extinction Rebellion.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 10, 2020 ~5 min