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By Frans van Houten - Feb 04, 2015 - Last updated at Feb 04, 2015 00:18
The healthcare industry has changed dramatically over the past few decades. Research and development have given us astonishing new treatmen ...
By Jim Yong Kim - Feb 02, 2015 - Last updated at Feb 02, 2015 22:31
Today’s world seems more risk-laden than ever. The increasingly visible effects of climate change, rising geopolitical tensions, stat ...
By Manish Bapna - Jan 28, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 28, 2015 23:08
The question of how the world can end extreme poverty and improve human well-being will take on new urgency in 2015, as the Millennium Devel ...
By Yao Yang - Jan 28, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 28, 2015 23:06
In his speech at the 2015 World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang acknowledged that China’s economy is facin ...
By Ka-Kit Tung - Jan 24, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 24, 2015 22:24
For the last quarter of the 20th century, the average temperature at the surface of the Earth edged inexorably upwards. Then, to the surpri ...
By Achim Steiner - Jan 15, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 15, 2015 21:20
In the run-up to the recent United Nations meeting on climate change in Lima, Peru, much of the world’s attention focused on how stron ...
By Joel E. Cohen - Jan 12, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 12, 2015 19:45
The world has made remarkable progress in providing primary education to children worldwide. In the 1960s, fewer than half of the developin ...
By Anu Madgavkar - Jan 12, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 12, 2015 19:43
It is a notable irony that India, which produces solutions to many of the knottiest information-technology problems faced by the world&rsquo ...
By Helen Clark - Jan 04, 2015 - Last updated at Jan 04, 2015 22:47
When Typhoon Hagupit made landfall in the Philippines on December 6, memories of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed more than 6,300 people, were f ...
By Michel Rocard - Dec 31, 2014 - Last updated at Dec 31, 2014 21:29
International negotiations over Iran’s nuclear programme have been taking place, in one form or another, for more than a decade. ...

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