Fertility rates in the United States are continuing their decades-long decline, due in large part to a steep slide in teenage pregnancies down to historic lows, according to a new government report released Thursday. Read full article >>
Danish author uses low-ball estimates of climate costs and ignores fossil fuel subsidiesWhat do the poorest people on the planet - those likely to be the hardest hit by human-caused climate change - need right now?According to Bjørn Lomborg, the economist and self-titled skeptical environmentalist, what they need are cheap fossil fuels.It's one of the those arguments that seems so count
The Chancellor George Osborne announces annual funding of £90m over five years for the UK to collaborate with emerging nations.
"The equivalent of 20 classrooms-full of children take up smoking every day in the UK," reports The Independent. This disturbing headline comes from estimates of the number of children between the ages of 11 and 15 who start smoking each day. The estimates are based on a major survey of secondary schoolchildren in England.Approximately 567 out of 6,519 children in this age group were estimate
With flu season's early start this year, and strains of the virus hitting unlucky Americans hard, it’s important to be extra vigilant in your efforts to avoid catching the virus