The electricity needed to power new EV hitting
2019-03-21 10:10:00

The electricity needed to power new EV hitting

The US market for electric vehicles is broadening out now, beyond California. For several years the Golden State took about half of all US sales of EV; but in 2018 that share dropped from 50% to 43.6%


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Future of our planet hinges on action by today’s youth – UN deputy chief
2018-11-22 12:40:56

Future of our planet hinges on action by today’s youth – UN deputy chief

Protecting the planet rests on this generation’s youth and their inclination “to hold leaders and decision-makers accountable,” especially in the combat against climate change

More countries partner to target ‘zero hunger’ in global south
2018-11-19 11:10:00

More countries partner to target ‘zero hunger’ in global south

More than 20 countries committed to a new declaration on agricultural and rural development on Friday, in a bid to stamp out poverty and hunger. The commitment came at the end of a forum on international development cooperation

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

Cryptocurrency millionaire plans blockchain smart city in Nevada desert
2018-11-13 10:30:54

Cryptocurrency millionaire plans blockchain smart city in Nevada desert

Cryptocurrency millionaire Jeffrey Berns has revealed plans to develop a large parcel of Nevada's desert into a smart city powered by blockchain technology

UNIDO calls for globally coherent approach to Circular Economy at 2018 WCEF
2018-11-07 10:10:42

UNIDO calls for globally coherent approach to Circular Economy at 2018 WCEF

In his speech during the Grand Finale of the World Circular Economy Forum, which was jointly organized by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra

Managing the impacts of climate change: risk management responses
2018-10-31 10:30:20

Managing the impacts of climate change: risk management responses

This report examines two scenarios: One scenario is based on the failure to act on climate change, resulting in a steady rise in temperature and rising physical risk