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Is India's auto industry ready to go electric?

India's manufacturing of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) has kicked off with several automakers rolling out electric cars at a rapid pace. India is among a handful of countries which aim for ...

Harvard, Yale experts analyze net-zero trends at ESG Sustainable Taiwan Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Harvard University economist Robert N. Stavins and Yale University scholar Todd Cort presented analyses on trends in the global Net Zero by 2050 movement during the second...

'Every second counts': Global reactions to UN climate report

BERLIN (AP) — A panel of scientists convened by the United Nations has published a report on the impact that climate change has had, is having and will have on the planet, including on the natural wor...

Queen Elizabeth II tests positive for COVID; mild symptoms

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday and is experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms, Buckingham Palace said, adding that she still plans to carry on working. The diagn...

Gun salutes mark Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee year

LONDON (AP) — Gun salutes rang out in London and Edinburgh on Monday to mark the official start of Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee year, as the 95-year-old monarch prepared for a busy season of ...

Can the two Koreas find common ground on halting deforestation?

As South Korean President Moon Jae-in prepares to depart the Blue House next month, his administration is making one last push to engage with the North and, potentially, lay the foundations of improve...

Economist Impact's Sustainability Week Asia 2022 highlights the key sustainability trends and goals in the region towards a more equitable and sustainable future

A virtual week discussing how organisations can optimise their ESG performance.HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 February 2022 - Online and in-person, February 14th-17th 2022 - Policymakers, business...

Envision Digital and Mott MacDonald Partner to Help Customers Accelerate Net Zero Transformation

The collaboration aims to jointly develop net zero carbon solutions for energy, transport and infrastructure sectorsSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 26 January 2022 - Envision Digital International Pte L...

Arup empowers youths to chart a sustainable future for Hong Kong with a video competition among local schools

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - With sustainable development drawing increasing attention, the eyes of the world have turned to tackling the crisis of global warming following the 2...

Companies reduce emissions by up to 19% through digital tools, new report from Schneider Electric and CNBC shows

70% of emissions reduction are achievable with existing, proven and competitive technologies[1]Swire Properties, IBM, Jacobs, IHG Hotels, and Tata Power share benefits of digital innovationArtifici...

From metaverse to DAOs, a guide to 2021's tech buzzwords

This year, tech CEOs drew inspiration from a 1990s sci-fi novel, Reddit investors' lexicon seeped into the mainstream as "diamond hands" and "apes" shook Wall Street, and somet...

2021 Notebook: Climate change, weather crises and what next

THE BACKGROUND: Melting glaciers, deadly floods in Germany, record high summer temperatures in generally mild Oregon, more urgent pleas for help from Pacific island nations. With growing urgency, the ...

Top US diplomat says China needs more ambitious climate goal

BEIJING (AP) — China and U.S. had a “very good year” for collaboration on dealing with climate change, but Washington is still pushing Beijing to adopt more ambitious carbon reduction goals, the top U...

The AP Interview: 'We want justice' on climate, Nakate says

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The capital of Uganda coughs itself awake on weekdays under a soft blanket of smog. Kampala's hills come into sharper focus as the morning rush of minibuses and motorbikes fades...

To learn about climate quality, scientists turn to drones

Three ocean drones were launched from Rhode Island Thursday and will travel along the Gulf Stream, collecting data in tough winter conditions that would be challenging for traditional ships with crews...