World Relief is helping women in Burundi to manage their own money, and subsequently lift their communities out of poverty.
In towns and cities where many firms were exposed to failing banks, Nazi votes surged.
If the goals of the Paris Agreement are to be met, young people will have to emit much less CO2 than earlier generations.
Dismantling and decontamination from the Fukushima nuclear disaster will take several decades. For many in Japan, the disaster is seen as having launched a renaissance.
The history of sovereign debt has evolved over time along with the purposes for which governments borrowed. Here, the economic and political circumstances that made debt consolidation epi...
The new rules mean that big tech companies will have to sign licensing agreements with musicians, performers, authors, news publishers and journalists to use their work online.
As the global population is expected to reach 10 billion people by 2050, demand for food, and with it demand for water, is set to continue to rise.
Survivors remain stranded five days after storm hit, with officials predicting that more than 2.6 million people have been affected
Many consider climate change a major global risk, but a much lower risk to themselves and their families.
The major of New York City has unveiled an ambitious $10 billion plan that will protect from the rising sea levels that climate change will bring.
The 16 year old activist Greta Thunberg has taken the world by storm and garnered the attention of leaders across the globe. Here's what her vision for the future could look like.
In 2017, water was identified as a factor in conflicts spanning more than 45 countries, including Syria - and climate change suggests this will only get worse. How should the world respond?
The benefits and pitfalls of protectionist trade policies have long been debated by economists and policy-makers. New research suggests it can cause more harm than good.
From a risk governance perspective, the great leap forward in gene-editing technology requires a dialogue between scientists, governments and the public.
Like modern fire services, global-level epidemic management should focus on the economic aftermath, as well as containing disease.