• Mon, Jun 03, 2013
    Submitted by Atle Staalesen
    The four prime ministers meeting today in Kirkenes, Norway, are increasingly confronted by the consequences of climate change and enhanced industrial activities in Arctic waters. Check out and embed our visualization on shipping along the Northern Sea Route here. Hardly anything illustrates the...
  • Wed, Feb 20, 2013
    Submitted by Dane Koruga
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton departed the State Department with the legacy of a largely successful mission to restore the US image abroad through relentless values driven global diplomacy.  The Secretary’s intense approach aimed to reconnect with the rest of the world and to redefine...
  • Tue, Feb 19, 2013
    Submitted by Dave Gustafson
    As lawmakers move beyond the messages and rhetoric of Tuesday's State of the Union address and consider policy changes to stabilize the country's financial well-being, we thought it might be helpful to share with them some insights we've gleaned from America's Budget Heroes. Video: Obama's 2013...
  • Mon, Feb 11, 2013
    Submitted by Dante Chinni
    In his second inaugural speech this week President Barack Obama made a point of planting a flag on the issue of global warming. “We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations,” Mr. Obama said from the steps of the...
  • Tue, Jan 22, 2013
    Submitted by Dante Chinni
    By most any measure President Barack Obama’s second-term inauguration on Monday will be different from the first. It will be smaller and less rousing. And like most every incumbent, he’ll be facing a much more skeptical electorate. The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC poll shows a big dip in the...