When nations work together, hope prevails and collective solutions can be found - UN chief tells Peace Forum, marking World War centenary in Paris
2018-11-16 11:10:14

When nations work together, hope prevails and collective solutions can be found - UN chief tells Peace Forum, marking World War centenary in Paris

From conflict and economic downturn to disease and climate change, global problems require “more than ever” a strengthening of international cooperation, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterrestold


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The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment is now open for recruitment
2018-09-04 10:30:56

The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment is now open for recruitment

We are calling upon companies, cities, states and regions to take urgent, courageous and immediate climate action towards decarbonising the built environment

Facebook vows to be 100% renewable energy by 2020
2018-08-30 12:05:39

Facebook vows to be 100% renewable energy by 2020

Internet giant Facebook has vowed to source 100 per cent of its considerable electricity needs from renewable energy by 2020, extending the goal from numerous data centres to its entire operations

Halfway to boiling: the city at 50C
2018-08-28 14:30:02

Halfway to boiling: the city at 50C

It is the temperature at which human cells start to cook, animals suffer and air conditioners overload power grids. Once an urban anomaly, 50C is fast becoming reality

A paper battery powered by bacteria
2018-08-23 10:10:54

A paper battery powered by bacteria

In remote areas of the world or in regions with limited resources, everyday items like electrical outlets and batteries are luxuries. Health care workers in these areas often lack electricity to power diagnostic devices

Diving robots find Antarctic seas exhale surprising amounts of carbon dioxide in winter
2018-08-21 16:15:14

Diving robots find Antarctic seas exhale surprising amounts of carbon dioxide in winter

The open water nearest the sea ice surrounding Antarctica releases significantly more carbon dioxide in winter than previously believed, a new study has found

VW recalls 700,000 Tiguan and Touran worldwide
2018-08-21 10:10:00

VW recalls 700,000 Tiguan and Touran worldwide

In almost 700,000 VW Tiguan and Touran worldwide there may be a short circuit on the light bar on the panoramic roof