For 18 years, the U.N. was intent on cutting global emissions to prevent a rise in the earth’s average temperature of more than two degrees. But new data shows the earth is on track to reach this point of no return. Gwen Ifill talks to National Journal’s Coral Davenport on the implications of rising emissions and temperatures. Continue reading
Sitting on its own small island in Doha, Qatar, on the Persian Gulf, the brand new Museum of Islamic Art contains one of the greatest collections of the religion’s art and artifacts, including works from throughout the Arab world, Europe and Central Asia.
Opposition from increasingly important China and India derailed efforts to negotiated a global trade deal Tuesday. With the talks stalled, two economic experts assess the impact on American and international businesses and farmers. Continue reading
An expert discusses the failure of global free trade talks, known as the Doha round, and assesses what countries may do from here. Continue reading
After several months of acrimonious debate and failed negotiations, international trade representatives officially suspended the Doha round of free trade talks, marking a major setback to efforts to reduce trade barriers throughout the globe. Continue reading