The hydrogen sector received least boost at $1.1 billion but the sector grew the fastest, tripling investment every year
A wild thought: Are genetically-engineered trees really ‘the future’
Global annual output growth to drop to 1.9 per cent in 2023, courtesy Ukraine, COVID-19
Kelp forests losing unique traits due to climate change, says study
Lake Victoria: CSE lays out strategy to manage water quality in Tanzania
Startegy for Mwanza city suggests greater focus on Nyashishi river needed, connecting households to sewer lines and waste segregation
Finally, pact to bring 12 cheetahs from South Africa signed
Speculations that big cats to arrive by first week of March; no official confirmation yet
Climate change fuelling conflict in Lake Chad Basin: Report
Shrinking natural resources due to adverse weather heightening tensions, says human rights group
‘Immediate action’ needed on sub-standard drugs causing deaths: WHO
At least 300 deaths reported so far in The Gambia, Uzbekistan and Indonesia, most children
Asia-Pacific’s automobile companies discussed EVs 28% more in 2022 than last year, data shows
Indian companies held the most discussions on electric vehicles, according to analytics company GlobalData
Save Africa’s forest elephants if you want the Congo rainforest to continue capturing carbon: Study
World’s second-biggest rainforest could lose 6-9 % of its carbon capture ability, if the forest elephant goes extinct, says ...
5 billion people globally exposed to toxic trans fat linked to heart disease: WHO
Trans fat has no known benefit but is associated with huge health risks that can burden health systems, says ...
Non-communicable diseases rising in Pakistan, finds Lancet
Ischaemic heart disease, stroke, congenital defects, cirrhosis and chronic kidney disease among the 10 leading causes of deaths in ...
Fourth industrial revolution: ‘4IR alone not a solution’
Technology can deny work to a population or it can liberate them. Outcome depends on how we organise technology ...
Seeing fewer stars? LEDs might be increasing light pollution
New lighting technologies might have increased it by 10% every year in last decade, finds study
Neonatal mortality rate in Kenya shows no significant change in 8 years: Survey
Childhood and under-5 mortality rates, however, declined during the period, study finds
Davos 2023: UN chief urges credible net-zero pledges; slams ‘Big Oil’ firms
Guterres compared fossil fuel sector to the cigarette industry in the 1970s, where businesses were aware of the harmful ...
Climate change trauma has real impacts on cognition and the brain, wildfire survivors study shows
Practicing mindfulness & developing healthy lifestyles, with regular exercise & enough sleep, can protect mental well-being in these scenarios
Global warming has reached remote Greenland ice sheets
New study shows temperatures in Greenland haven’t been this warm in at least a 1,000 years
Rare dinosaur eggs found in Narmada Valley show how ancient reptiles shared traits with today’s birds: Study
Eggs belong to 6 species, suggesting a higher diversity of these extinct giants in India
‘Over 22 million in Ethiopia facing severe food crisis’
Back-to-back droughts causing food emergency, children at high risk of death from malnutrition, says non-profit
Davos 2023: Rich nations must help poor counterparts’ small farmers to transform food systems, says RK Singh
India will soon have enough green ammonia to cease importing ammonia-based fertilisers, which account for a significant portion of ...
Fourth industrial revolution: ‘4IR is not real’
The current innovation cycle is not new. It was formulated in the 1980s if not before
7 million internally displaced people live in Central Africa – they need more support
Displaced people are forced to live in crowded and unsanitary camps
WHO announces council to speed up TB vaccine development
Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus announces plan to save millions of lives at World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
Fourth industrial revolution: World Economic Forum advocates it; others fear corporate takeover; who is right
Technology can never exist in isolation; it has to exist within social realities, say critics of 4IR