Natural hazards don’t always spell disaster: UN risk reduction chief
2019-11-07 12:00:40

Natural hazards don’t always spell disaster: UN risk reduction chief

Tsunamis are rare, but when they strike, they are the deadliest and most costly of natural hazards. With half of the world’s population expected to live in coastal areas more prone to tsunamis by 2030


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Global economy: ‘we must do everything possible’ to avoid global ‘fracture’ caused by US-China tensions, urges Guterres
2019-11-06 10:10:39

Global economy: ‘we must do everything possible’ to avoid global ‘fracture’ caused by US-China tensions, urges Guterres

Tensions around global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to “do everything possible” to prevent the world being split into two competing spheres, led by the United States and China

‘Cash Broke’ Elon Musk Donates $1 million to plant trees because a youTuber asked
2019-11-04 14:10:12

‘Cash Broke’ Elon Musk Donates $1 million to plant trees because a youTuber asked

Elon Musk recently told a court that, despite his vast paper worth, he didn’t have enough cash on hand to pay $75,000 in damages after the British diver from last summer’s Thai cave rescue mission sued him for defamation

How to halt global warming for $300 billion
2019-10-24 17:05:55

How to halt global warming for $300 billion

That’s the money needed to stop the rise in greenhouse gases and buy up to 20 years of time to fix global warming, according to United Nations climate scientists. It’s the gross domestic product of Chile

Fossil fuel big five 'spent €251m lobbying EU' since 2010
2019-10-24 16:20:59

Fossil fuel big five 'spent €251m lobbying EU' since 2010

Report comes amid calls for set up of firewall to protect politics from industry influence. Analysis of the European commission’s record of meetings shows gas and oil industry lobbyists held 327 meetings with top EC officials since 2014

Go European Championship held in Kyiv
2019-10-04 17:20:34

Go European Championship held in Kyiv

On September 28-29, 2019, an event was held in Kiev for everyone who is interested in intellectual sports. The capital of Ukraine for the first time hosted the European Go Championship for students

The growing market for clean energy portfolios
2019-09-18 14:10:48

The growing market for clean energy portfolios

Over the past 20 years, the United States has expanded natural gas use dramatically for electricity generation. With persistent low gas prices, the industry continues to plan new gas infrastructure, including both new power plants