Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications for health.

The latest roadmap to a 100% renewable energy future from Stanford's Mark Z. Jacobson and 26 colleagues is the most specific global vision yet, outlining infrastructure changes that 139 countries can make to be entirely powered by wind, water, and sunlight by 2050 after electrification of all energy sectors.

According to this report India will rely on solar for more than half of its electricity generation from about 2030, and an overwhelming majority by 2050.

Trees in cities reduce air pollution, absorb carbon and protect people during heatwaves, saving megacities more than $500 million a year in healthcare, energy costs and environmental protection, ac

Copenhagen: Medical drone delivery company Zipline’s joint initiative with the government of Rwanda was on Friday awarded the 2017 Index Award, Body Category, in the Danish capital Copenhagen.

Ahead of a major meeting next week, a prominent group of civil society representatives is urging the United Nations to strengthen its coordinated response to rapid urbanisation by copying mechanism

This discussion paper explores key issues and options to ensure robust accounting of international transfers from market mechanisms under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. The paper first provides an overview of key issues that must be addressed to ensure robust account and highlights approaches to address them.

Reducing fossil fuel supply is necessary to meet the Paris Agreement goal to keep warming “well below 2°C”. Yet, the Paris Agreement is silent on the topic of fossil fuels.

This report focuses on efforts to reach the 100% renewable energy standard by 22 of the leading greenhouse gas emitting countries. Unfortunately, with only one exception, France, most of these countries have still to make such a commitment.

The report observes that in today's broadband society, digital skills are key. The ability to operate a smartphone, navigate the internet, engage in online environments, and organize and safeguard digital information are essential 'literacies', skills and competencies needed by all people.

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