Truth's Consequences: WikiLeaks' War on Secrecy (United States)

Rogue activist Julian Assange wants to curb government secrecy, but his massive leak of classified U.S. diplomatic cables is undermining the Obama Administration's efforts to do just that


Norway's Power Push (Alt Energy)

Is osmosis the answer to the world's energy shortage? Why the "salinity gradient" holds promise


Why Hope Grows Anew in Africa's Deserts (African Deserts)

Fed by drought, Africa's deserts are spreading, bringing with them hunger, disease and tribal conflict. But innovative policies can push the deserts back

This Is the House That Ireland Built

Wild property speculation and crazy bank loans have left the Irish economy reliant on emergency aid. The good news: Ireland's people know they have to clean up the mess themselves