When nations work together, hope prevails and collective solutions can be found - UN chief tells Peace Forum, marking World War centenary in Paris
2018-11-16 11:10:14

When nations work together, hope prevails and collective solutions can be found - UN chief tells Peace Forum, marking World War centenary in Paris

From conflict and economic downturn to disease and climate change, global problems require “more than ever” a strengthening of international cooperation, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterrestold


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Cryptocurrency millionaire plans blockchain smart city in Nevada desert
2018-11-13 10:30:54

Cryptocurrency millionaire plans blockchain smart city in Nevada desert

Cryptocurrency millionaire Jeffrey Berns has revealed plans to develop a large parcel of Nevada's desert into a smart city powered by blockchain technology

UNIDO calls for globally coherent approach to Circular Economy at 2018 WCEF
2018-11-07 10:10:42

UNIDO calls for globally coherent approach to Circular Economy at 2018 WCEF

In his speech during the Grand Finale of the World Circular Economy Forum, which was jointly organized by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra

Managing the impacts of climate change: risk management responses
2018-10-31 10:30:20

Managing the impacts of climate change: risk management responses

This report examines two scenarios: One scenario is based on the failure to act on climate change, resulting in a steady rise in temperature and rising physical risk

Loss of work productivity in a warming world
2018-10-30 11:40:49

Loss of work productivity in a warming world

In recent years, surveys based on social-science studies have been well applied to quantify the impact of heat stress on the work capacity. However, previous surveys were mainly for developed countries

Oslo leads the way in ‘Breathe Life’ campaign for cleaner cities in climate change era
2018-10-26 16:45:09

Oslo leads the way in ‘Breathe Life’ campaign for cleaner cities in climate change era

Norway’s capital Oslo is paving a fossil-free, electrified, path in its push toward improving air quality, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has announced

UN resolution paves way for mass use of driverless cars
2018-10-24 15:35:23

UN resolution paves way for mass use of driverless cars

A resolution to ensure the safe use of automated vehicles was passed at the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Global Forum on Road Traffic Safety in Geneva