Climate change: An 'existential threat' to humanity, UN chief warns global summit
2018-05-18 16:25:54

Climate change: An 'existential threat' to humanity, UN chief warns global summit

None of the world’s challenges loom as large as climate change, the United Nations chief told a major climate action summit on Tuesday, reiterating his belief that global warming poses an “existential threat” to humanity


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Avoid ‘mutual aggravation’ of the complex link between water scarcity, forced migration, UN agency warns
2018-03-21 17:45:35

Avoid ‘mutual aggravation’ of the complex link between water scarcity, forced migration, UN agency warns

The worst impacted are those dependent on agriculture, explained José Graziano da Silva, the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), noting that some among them

Watch The Growth Of Cities Using 100% Renewable Energy
2018-03-05 13:50:19

Watch The Growth Of Cities Using 100% Renewable Energy

As nations drag their feet on even modest climate change commitments, cities continue to take up the slack, particularly in taking up clean energy. More than 40 cities worldwide

Freakishly Warm Weather in the Arctic Has Climate Scientists 'Stunned'
2018-02-28 15:15:45

Freakishly Warm Weather in the Arctic Has Climate Scientists 'Stunned'

During the Arctic winter, when the sun hides from October to March, the average temperature in the frozen north typically hovers around a bone-chilling minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit

BP Forecast: Shared, Autonomous EVs Will Help Drive to Peak Oil Before 2040
2018-02-28 10:10:59

BP Forecast: Shared, Autonomous EVs Will Help Drive to Peak Oil Before 2040

Under the Evolving Transition (ET) scenario, which assumes that policies and technology continue to evolve at a speed similar to that seen in recent past, oil demand slows and eventually plateaus in the late 2030s

Taking to the skies: Transforming the megacities of the future
2018-02-16 16:25:51

Taking to the skies: Transforming the megacities of the future

The 1962 futuristic cartoon The Jetsons told us flying cars wouldn't go mainstream until 2062. Airbus isn't planning to wait that long

Australia’s Largest Floating Solar Farm Live, Could Add Storage
2018-02-16 15:50:28

Australia’s Largest Floating Solar Farm Live, Could Add Storage

The northern New South Wales city of Lismore has formally opened the country’s largest floating solar installation, and flagged plans to increase its size five-fold or more and to add battery storage