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Men surf the Internet at a cyber cafe in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. File photo by Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images. According to recent studies by the International Telecommunications Union, only 10.9 percent of Africa's population uses the Internet. By contrast,…

There's a fight brewing on an issue that seemed settled in 2006. That was when California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, flexing his environmental credentials, signed into law a measure that requires a statewide cut in greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels…

A management overhaul, more transparency, more alternative views and a stronger communications policy. These are among the recommendations that the InterAcademy Council (IAC,) a multi-national group of science academies, has urged for the U.N. Climate Panel, the international body…

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