2015 was hottest year by far in modern times

January 20, 2016 in International

MIAMI, United States (AFP) – Blistering heat blanketed the Earth last year like never before, making 2015 by far the hottest year in modern times and raising new concerns about the accelerating pace of climate change. Not only was 2015 the warmest worldwide since 1880, it...

Triumph or travesty?

January 18, 2016 in International

[caption id="attachment_9432" align="alignleft" width="300"] In this December 3, 2015 file photo, Ali Rezaian (left), the brother of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, rallies with supporters to deliver a petition of 500,000 signatures to Iran’s United Nations mission asking for the release of his brother from...