At Davos, UN chief urges ‘big emitters’ to take climate action
2020-01-24 13:30:37

At Davos, UN chief urges ‘big emitters’ to take climate action

The world is “doomed” in the face of climate change unless major industrial nations reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos


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VW aiming for 22 million electric cars by 2030
2019-03-14 10:10:33

VW aiming for 22 million electric cars by 2030

The Volkswagen Group has just announced that over the next ten years it will build 22 million electric vehicles on company-owned electric-platforms, which means some seven million more than previously planned

Norway sovereign wealth fund, world's biggest, to dump oil and gas
2019-03-12 16:15:44

Norway sovereign wealth fund, world's biggest, to dump oil and gas

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest thanks to petrodollars, will sell off stakes in oil and gas exploration and production companies to reduce its exposure to black gold, the government said

Room temperature CO2 reduction to solid carbon species on liquid metals featuring atomically thin ceria interfaces
2019-03-07 10:10:15

Room temperature CO2 reduction to solid carbon species on liquid metals featuring atomically thin ceria interfaces

Negative carbon emission technologies are critical for ensuring a future stable climate. However, the gaseous state of CO2 does render the indefinite storage of this greenhouse gas challenging

22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world are in India
2019-03-06 12:10:53

22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world are in India

India accounts for seven of the world's 10 cities with the worst air pollution, according to a new report, but previously smogbound Chinese cities have seen a marked improvement

Europe's first 'intelligent' city to launch in Spain
2019-03-06 12:10:13

Europe's first 'intelligent' city to launch in Spain

Europe’s first “intelligent” city is set to open in Spain in 2023. The sustainable project is being built from scratch and will be powered by solar energy. Billed as a residential and tourist destination, Elysium City will have its own high-speed train station

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action
2019-03-04 12:15:34

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action

2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap