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Child climate activist pleads for Taiwan's help with India's COVID crisis

Last update: 4/29 12:20 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Famed climate environmental activist Licypriya Kangujam on Tuesday (April 27) called for Taiwan's assistance in coping with India's...

Taiwanese researcher popularizes science with literature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "The trouble with poetry is that it encourages the writing of more poetry." A longing to write haunted American poet laureate Billy Collins, but it has also guid...

TCI Co., Ltd. becomes Asia's first biotechnology company whose climate ambitions are validated by SBTi

TAIPEI, April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TCI Co., Ltd. (8436. TWO), the leading nutraceutical ODM company, announced on April 22nd that it is finally, after six months of review, recognized by the Scien...

Summit catapults world ahead in crucial year to curb warming

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world moved closer to curbing the worst of global warming after this week's climate summit. But there’s still a long way to go, and the road to a safer future gets even rockier f...

Taipei City sets 2050 as target date for net zero emissions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City marked Earth Day Thursday (April 22) by setting 2050 as its target for net zero emissions. The move symbolized the Taiwanese capital’s determination t...

Tesla CEO Musk puts $100 mln jolt into quest for carbon removal

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday (April 22) offered inventors $100 million in prize money to develop ways to fight global warming by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere or ocean....

Taiwan begins to plan for zero emissions by 2050

Taiwan has begun to assess how it can reach zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday (April 22), after environmental groups criticized the government for not doin...

Earth Day: Rehabilitated sea turtle released in Florida Keys

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Staff from the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital released a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle back to the ocean on Thursday to mark Earth Day. Nicknamed “Spa...

SpaceX aims for 3rd crew launch hour before Friday's sunrise

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX aimed to launch its third crew a little before sunrise Friday, this time using a recycled capsule and rocket. The four astronauts, representing th...

Pope warns Earth heading for self-destruction without action

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis warned Thursday that the world is “on a path of self-destruction” if political leaders fail to courageously use the COVID-19 pandemic as a chance to make the planet a fairer a...

NASA's Mars helicopter soars higher, longer on 2nd flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s little Mars helicopter aced its second test flight Thursday, soaring even higher and longer than before. The 4-pound (1.8-kilogram) chopper, named...

Earth Day 2021: Taiwanese magazine wages war on ocean trash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Business Today Magazine revealed the areas most vulnerable to marine debris in Taiwan this Earth Day, and the country's southwestern coast remains the dirtiest, with t...

Biden opening summit with ambitious new US climate pledge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will open a global climate summit with a pledge to cut at least in half the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes that the U.S. pumps out, a commitment he hop...

Strong Vision towards Carbon Neutrality Brings NEFIN and Mondelēz International Together

3,060 state-of-the-art solar panels to be installed on rooftop of Mondelēz Thailand plant BANGKOK, THAILAND & HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 22 April 2021 – The leading solar photovoltaic devel...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 22, the 112th day of 2021. There are 253 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Apri...