Light pollution has reached high
2016-06-29 13:35:53

Light pollution has reached high

The glow of the milky Way for centuries, has inspired people to create paintings, writing stories, songs and poems. Now, however, a radiant source of inspiration may forever disappear from people’s lives


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OECD warns of rising premature deaths, costs of air pollution
2016-06-29 12:45:49

OECD warns of rising premature deaths, costs of air pollution

Outdoor air pollution could cause 6 to 9 million premature deaths and represent an economic cost of around $2.6 trillion a year by 2060 unless action is taken, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said in a report released.

30% of the flora and fauna will disappear on Earth because of man
2016-06-24 12:45:17

30% of the flora and fauna will disappear on Earth because of man

An international group of scientists-biologists came to the conclusion that the Earth begins the next (as scientists believe sixth), the process of extinction of living beings. In this process, humankind runs the risk to remain without a considerable part of the fauna.

In two years, the losses from cybercrime will approach $2 trillion
2016-06-23 15:00:30

In two years, the losses from cybercrime will approach $2 trillion

A report estimates that the annual damage to the global economy is at $445 billion; however, a Microsoft report shows that such survey-based estimates are "hopelessly flawed" and exaggerate the true losses by orders of magnitude

Renewable energy will overtake natural gas by 2027
2016-06-22 17:05:48

Renewable energy will overtake natural gas by 2027

By 2040, zero-emission energy sources will make up 60% of installed capacity. Wind and solar will account for 64% of the 8.6 terawatts (trillion watts or TW) of new power capacity.

Mercedes GLC F-Cell hydrogen prototype unveiled, production version due in 2017
2016-06-22 12:40:28

Mercedes GLC F-Cell hydrogen prototype unveiled, production version due in 2017

A few months after initial reports about a fuel cell Mercedes-Benz GLC, the three-pointed star has officially confirmed a production version for next year

How Latin America can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
2016-06-21 16:50:06

How Latin America can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate change send a clear message that the prevailing development pattern is unviable from economic, social and environmental

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