Financing for low-carbon, climate-resilient future takes center stage at UN climate conference
2017-11-14 15:00:15

Financing for low-carbon, climate-resilient future takes center stage at UN climate conference

The urgent need to raise the finances to meet the funding goals of the Paris Agreement, especially to support action by developing countries, took center stage Monday at the UN Climate Conference, Germany


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Stanford Scientists: Switch to Renewables Would Save 7 Million Lives Per Year, Create 24 Million Jobs
2017-08-28 12:45:50

Stanford Scientists: Switch to Renewables Would Save 7 Million Lives Per Year, Create 24 Million Jobs

Californian scientists said a fossil fuel phase-out is achievable that would contain climate change, deliver energy entirely from wind, water and sunlight to 139 nations, and save up to 7 million lives each year

Odesa hosted the European Go Championship
2017-08-28 12:15:31

Odesa hosted the European Go Championship

On the 19-20 August, 2017 in Odesa held the European Women's Go Championship. The strongest sportswomen from Germany, France, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Serbia, as well as their colleagues from many cities of Ukraine

Port Augusta solar thermal power plant to be running by 2020
2017-08-18 10:10:28

Port Augusta solar thermal power plant to be running by 2020

A 150-megawatt solar thermal power plant has been secured for Port Augusta in South Australia, State Premier Jay Weatherill has announced

How to cryopreserve fish embryos and bring them back to life
2017-08-17 13:05:45

How to cryopreserve fish embryos and bring them back to life

Scientists report for the first time the ability to both deep freeze and reanimate zebrafish embryos. The method, appearing in the journal ACS Nano, could potentially be used to bank larger aquatic and other vertebrate oocytes

Hong Kong has a monumental waste problem
2017-08-10 10:10:28

Hong Kong has a monumental waste problem

Hong Kong it is difficult to imagine that the region is facing an environmental disaster. We are speaking on a crisp spring morning, in the leafy university campus in Hong Kong’s New Territories

Solidarity across generations is vital for sustainable development, UN special event hears
2017-08-09 10:10:52

Solidarity across generations is vital for sustainable development, UN special event hears

The wisdom, experience, energy and ideals of the old and the young are vital to realizing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said