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The climate change has a price tag and it could be expensive for the world, the increasing greenhouse gas emissions will exert a growing economic impact on countries leading to price rises, slow-paced technological changes, and slow growth in per-capita incomes. In this exclusive series, we highlight the various climatic and growth scenarios, analysis of economic and environmental costs, damaging eco-systems, changes in socio-economic structures and living situations.

Climate Change Series

How to talk about climate change: Highlight harms — not benefits — to alter behaviour

Jul 13, 2022 14:37 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Climate change is slowly, but drastically, influencing how we live, work and play. Governments, as well as for-profit and non-profit organizations, are now seeking ways to limit the effects of human actions on the planet....

Climate Change Series

China, Russia and climate change: why Australia's place at the NATO Summit was so important

Jul 04, 2022 16:40 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese admitted at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Public Forum that some Australians may not understand why hes at a NATO meeting in Spain. But that since COVID and the invasion of...

Climate Change Series

A new farming proposal to reduce carbon emissions involves a lot of trust – and a lot of uncertainty

Jun 21, 2022 22:51 pm UTC| Science

After decades of avoiding inclusion in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), New Zealands primary production sector has begrudgingly acknowledged that reducing on-farm emissions of greenhouse gases is an...

Climate Change Series

Local efforts have cut plastic waste on Australia's beaches by almost 30% in 6 years

Jun 09, 2022 08:39 am UTC| Life

Its common to hear about large amounts of plastic waste floating around our oceans. But while the problem of plastic waste is growing globally, in Australia its going the other way. This is because most plastic rubbish...

Climate Change Series

African cities can do more to protect children from climate change

Apr 23, 2022 08:10 am UTC| Insights & Views

Six in 10 people will be living in cities by 2030. This is concerning. Cities are responsible for over 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Yet cities can also do a lot to mitigate climate change and help people adapt...

Climate Change Series

Why wealthy countries and companies need to do more to clean up global toxic chemical pollution

Apr 23, 2022 08:10 am UTC| Insights & Views

Keeping the environment safe is a shared responsibility between nations. But when it comes to harmful substances, especially persistent organic pollutants, advanced industrial nations should put more effort into reducing...

Climate Change Series

Warmer summers threaten Antarctica’s giant ice shelves because of the lakes they create

Apr 23, 2022 08:09 am UTC| Nature

During the Antarctic summer, air temperatures get warm enough to melt snow and ice on the surface of the great ice sheets that make up around 99% of Antarctica. This melted water collects to form thousands of lakes around...

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Economy

Mykeyring products were created in accordance with official license agreements with license holders.

Convenience store chain 7-Elevens cumulative sales of its mykeyring character products had passed the 2 million mark. 7-Elevens mykeyring characters consist of Pokemon Surprise, Jjanggu, and Sanrio. These goods were...

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz revealed that they have been working on a very exciting new digital initiative that builds on our existing industry-leading digital platform in innovative ways.

Starbucks is poised to announce the details of new NFT features slated at their Investor Day on September 13. In Starbucks most recent earnings call, interim CEO Howard Schultz revealed that they have been working on a...

The firms reimagined the Twisted Tea Hard Iced Tea as a whiskey to deliver on the bold and unexpected experiences consumers are looking for.

Boston Beer Company is offering a whiskey-infused version of its Twisted Tea Hard Iced Tea brand as part of its partnership with Beam Suntory. Twisted Tea Sweet Tea Whiskey is made with real brewed tea, and packed with...

PepsiCo’s Quaker launches low fat, sugar, and salt porridge range

PepsiCos Quaker Oats will launch a non-High in Fat, Sugar, and Salt (HFSS) porridge pot line-up, called Heavenly Oats in chocolate orange and caramel fudge flavors. According to Heather Doyle, senior brand manager at...

The six percent alcohol per volume drink will initially be available in four flavors.

Monster Beverage Corporation will launch its first flavored alcoholic malt beverage product dubbed The Beast Unleashed late in the 2022 fourth quarter. The six percent alcohol per volume drink will initially be...

Politics

Harris discussed the impact of overturning Roe v. Wade with leaders of colleges and universities, stressing the impact on college-age women and its connection with increased incidents of sexual assault.

US Vice President Kamala Harris continues to engage on local levels regarding the effects of the Supreme Courts decision to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. This week, Harris hosted a meeting with college and...

Biden condemned the murders of four Muslim men in New Mexico as authorities link the killings to hate crimes in the area.

US President Joe Biden condemned the recent murders of four Muslim men in New Mexico. This comes as authorities say the killings may be linked to a hate crime. Biden took to Twitter to condemn the recent murders of four...

The discussions to revive the nuclear deal resumed Thursday last week, with officials seeing signs of a possible agreement soon.

The efforts to revive the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers picked up in recent weeks as negotiators resumed discussions in Vienna. Negotiators have also expressed some optimism that an agreement may be...

A bombing in the western district in Kabul led to eight dead and 22 wounded, with Islamic State claiming responsibility.

Another attack occurred in Afghanistan over the weekend as a bomb detonated in the capital Kabul. Authorities said eight were killed and 22 were wounded from the blast. Hospital officials and witnesses in Afghanistan...

Science

When compared to the current approach of extracting methane gas from organic waste resources and then reforming it into hydrogen, the technology SK ecoplant is developing can cut the time needed for the manufacture of hydrogen by more than 20 times.

SK ecoplant Co. plans to develop a technology to produce hydrogen through a fermentation process where microorganisms eat and decompose organic matter in the absence of light When compared to the current approach of...

The research team completed a patent application, trademark application, and vegan certification for the research findings.

A Keimyung University research team has reproduced the taste and fragrance of civet coffee, known as kopi luwak, by scientifically identifying the digestion and fermentation conditions where civets live. Consequently,...

What do molecules look like?

What do molecules look like? Justice B., age 6, Wimberley, Texas A molecule is a group of atoms bonded together. Molecules make up nearly everything around you your skin, your chair, even your food. They vary...

What science says about the best ways to cool down

We spend most of the year complaining that Britain is too cold and wet but gripe with just as much enthusiasm about the heat. Although moaning about the weather is satisfying, its better to take action and cool yourself...

Higgs boson: 10 years after its discovery, why this particle could unlock new physics beyond the standard model

Ten years ago, scientists announced the discovery of the Higgs boson, which helps explain why elementary particles (the smallest building blocks of nature) have mass. For particle physicists, this was the end of a...

Technology

HBO Max apps are revamped before it merges with Discovery+ in summer 2023

HBO Max does not have the best reputation when it comes to its app features and performance, but that could change soon. Warner Bros. Discovery announced its Android/iOS, desktop, and tablet apps have been revamped to add...

Report: Apple increases iPhone 14 production orders to 95 million units

Another report has appeared in the wild indicating that Apples preparations for the production of the iPhone 14 will be in full swing soon. The company has reportedly asked its suppliers to ramp up production as it now...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4’s full technical specs sheet has leaked shortly before its official announcement on August 10

Samsungs next Unpacked event is set for this week, but tech fans might already have all the pertinent details about some of the devices to be announced. A recent report may have leaked the full technical specifications,...

Apple has reportedly started production for its September product launch event for the next iPhone and Apple Watch

The iPhone 14 series and Apple Watch Series 8 are likely to be announced in a little more than a month. And a new report claimed Apple already started preparations for its next major product launch event. When is the...

Twitter confirms security incident that possibly exposed owners of ‘pseudonymous accounts’

Twitter recently confirmed that its systems suffered a security breach that primarily affected pseudonymous accounts. The exploit, first found last January, reportedly allowed the hacker to figure out if an email address...
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