Human impacts on oceans nearly doubled in recent decade
2019-08-15 12:15:07

Human impacts on oceans nearly doubled in recent decade

Over the recent decade, total human impacts to the world's oceans have, on average, nearly doubled and could double again in the next decade without adequate action


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Norway sovereign wealth fund, world's biggest, to dump oil and gas
2019-03-12 16:15:44

Norway sovereign wealth fund, world's biggest, to dump oil and gas

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest thanks to petrodollars, will sell off stakes in oil and gas exploration and production companies to reduce its exposure to black gold, the government said

Room temperature CO2 reduction to solid carbon species on liquid metals featuring atomically thin ceria interfaces
2019-03-07 10:10:15

Room temperature CO2 reduction to solid carbon species on liquid metals featuring atomically thin ceria interfaces

Negative carbon emission technologies are critical for ensuring a future stable climate. However, the gaseous state of CO2 does render the indefinite storage of this greenhouse gas challenging

22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world are in India
2019-03-06 12:10:53

22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world are in India

India accounts for seven of the world's 10 cities with the worst air pollution, according to a new report, but previously smogbound Chinese cities have seen a marked improvement

Europe's first 'intelligent' city to launch in Spain
2019-03-06 12:10:13

Europe's first 'intelligent' city to launch in Spain

Europe’s first “intelligent” city is set to open in Spain in 2023. The sustainable project is being built from scratch and will be powered by solar energy. Billed as a residential and tourist destination, Elysium City will have its own high-speed train station

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action
2019-03-04 12:15:34

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action

2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres
2019-03-01 13:35:05

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres

People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”