But the world's five biggest science and technology clusters are now in East Asia; Japan's is the largest and China has the most.
Its new analysis shows each 1% cut in aid to its US$5.2 billion annual budget could push 400,000 people toward starvation.
The Global Environment Facility set up the new multilateral fund with key initial investments from Canada and the U.K.
As climate litigation increases, the body of legal precedent grows, forming an increasingly well-defined field of law.
Mining the deep seas: The best way forward to a green energy transition, or a looming environmental disaster?
Don't say we weren't warned: Extreme weather events and new records are becoming the norm as our polluted Earth suffers warming oceans, raging fires and rising floods.
Speakers blamed major economies for a system that puts profits over fighting poverty and caring for the planet.
As the only G-7 member to have joined Beijing's sprawling global pact, Italy had indicated it would leave. But now Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni says the decision is still up in the air.
Humanitarian leaders say the risk of nuclear catastrophe is the highest 'since the worst moments of the Cold War.'
The 46-nation council reaffirmed support for Ukraine and initiated a register to account for damages by former member Russia so human rights victims can be compensated.
The new technology accelerator, known by an acronym that shares its name with a storied goddess, quietly began taking shape a year before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The Group of Seven's nonproliferation directors expressed alarm that Russia, China and North Korea have all been pushing to expand their nuclear-armed capabilities.