It took a committed coalition and the increasingly harsh reality of climate change to push President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Rising sea levels from unchecked carbon emissions could drive more than 100 million people into extreme poverty and submerge the homes of over half a billion, two new reports say.
Russia should be banned from athletics competition, a World Anti-Doping Agency commission report has recommended.
Starting in 2017, high school graduates in one Colorado county will be able to turn to a college scholarship funded by marijuana tax.
The public -- and heck, many people in higher education -- widely assume prestigious colleges and universities provide the best quality education.
Scientists have lost some public trust by “overselling” the potential impact of their work under pressure from policymakers ...
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A star system that has been a source of speculation about extraterrestrial intelligence has offered only radio silence.
India, the land that gave birth to four religions and enshrined both secularism and free speech in its constitution, has been having a curious debate these past few weeks: Has the world's biggest democracy become an intolerant nation?
When Baroness Amos began work as the new director of Soas, University of London in September, it was a landmark moment for UK higher education.