The world is in continuous search for alternatives to polluting and carbon-intensive fuels. Embracing a clean energy future is paramount as carbon-intensive fuels harm the overall environment and our health.
A refugee from Myanmar’s tyrannised Rohingya minority, Lila Mubarak embodies perfectly the “poor, huddled masses” welcomed to the United States for more than a century by a bronze plaque at the foot of the Statue of Liberty.
Urban trees stand guard against storm damage, raise property values, boost well-being and even help other city systems like roads work more efficiently, according to urban forestry experts.
As Republican President Donald Trump seeks a second term in November, Americans’ interest in voting is growing faster in large cities dominated by Democrats than in conservative rural areas, according to an analysis of Reuters/Ipsos national opinion polls.
In the days after a new virus was identified in China on December 31, global central bankers fell back on past experience for a comforting early analysis. The Sars epidemic in 2003, they noted, had come and gone with little economic impact. Weeks later, that parallel has failed.
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has reiterated Qatar’s call to all countries in the Middle East to conclude a binding security agreement.
The climate activist Greta Thunberg has accused developed economies of “creative carbon accounting” because their measures of greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, and of achieved and planned reductions, fail to consider the gases emitted when imported goods are produced in other countries.