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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Getting Serious About ESG Risks
2019-05-14 13:45:36

Getting Serious About ESG Risks

Until recently, a company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) approach was not considered a major concern for investors. But today, that perception has changed, with many stakeholders

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX’s 60 internet-beaming satellites packed together for launch
2019-05-13 12:05:55

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX’s 60 internet-beaming satellites packed together for launch

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed the 60 satellites his company will be launching this week — the first batch of thousands of satellites that SpaceX hopes to deploy in the years ahead to provide global internet coverage from space

Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy
2019-04-25 16:05:39

Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy

Carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by Earth's surface due to the melting of sea ice and land snow, will accelerate climate change - and have a multi-trillion dollar impact on the world economy

New wave of satellites could pinpoint greenhouse gas offenders
2019-04-23 17:40:16

New wave of satellites could pinpoint greenhouse gas offenders

A wave of satellites set to orbit the Earth will be able to pinpoint producers of greenhouse gases, right down to an individual leak at an oil rig

Marine plastic pollution costs the world up to $2.5tn a year, researchers find
2019-04-18 10:10:05

Marine plastic pollution costs the world up to $2.5tn a year, researchers find

Scientists warn that social and economic price of plastic waste to global society has been underestimated

Megapixels: North Carolina's 'Pollenpocalypse' is nothing to sneeze at—but you will anyway
2019-04-17 16:00:40

Megapixels: North Carolina's 'Pollenpocalypse' is nothing to sneeze at—but you will anyway

Residents of Durham, North Carolina encountered what some are calling “pollmageddon,” during which an onslaught of greenish-yellow pollen blanketed the area. It covered cars and patios, and even visibly floated through the air