Climate change could force around 200Mn people to migrate by 2050

A World Bank report published recently states that in the next three decades, climate change might force more than 200 million people to leave their homes and create migration hotspots, unless immediate action is taken to curb global emissions. A report published by Groundswell glanced at the effec

Fossil fuels must stay underground to tackle climate change: Scientists

Researchers have recently advised that about 90% of coal reserves and 60% of oil and gas reserves must be kept underground to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius. The prediction is based on a thorough examination of global energy supply and demand. Researchers describe it as a harsh but a

Cholesterol-lowering Inclisiran to be administered to thousands on NHS

Inclisiran, a cholesterol-lowering drug could reportedly be offered to people on the NHS. The ‘game-changing’ drug is hoped to avert thousands of strokes and heart attacks in the coming years. Thousands of people with mixed dyslipidemia (a condition wherein the person has higher-than-no

Siemens Energy-led H2Mare project to receive USD 117M from Germany

The flagship H2Mare project, led by Siemens Energy, will reportedly receive €100 million (USD 117 million) from Germany's research ministry to develop an offshore wind turbine, incorporated with an electrolyzer to generate green hydrogen and build a value chain for sustenance. Siemens Ener

Fast fashion drives pollution of African rivers, says WWI report

As per a report by Water Witness International, global fast fashion brands have been found to drive pollution that has turned the waters of African rivers as alkaline as bleach. The report featured the polluted rivers in Tanzania and Lesotho in southern Africa for underscoring the risks posed as glo

National Ignition Facility on the brink of key nuclear fusion goal

The National Ignition Facility (NIF), a leading science institute based in US, is reportedly on the brink of attaining a longstanding goal in the field of nuclear fusion research. If successful, the energy harnessed from the recreated nuclear fusion, a process which is known to powers the Sun, would

South Korea sees spike in COVID cases as Delta Plus enters its borders

The nation of South Korea has reported a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases as it struggles to reign in the country’s fourth wave of infections as new coronavirus variants like the Delta Plus strain begin to take hold f the population. South Korean authorities confirmed the nation’s first two

Mammoet to support construction of three wind farms in South Africa

Mammoet South Africa, a unit of global heavy lifting and transport service provider Mammoet, has announced its support for the construction of three wind farm projects across South Africa, namely the Copperton, Garob, and Roggeveld wind farms.   As per its devised plan, Mammoet will be fo

Biden administration rolls out new initiative to shape US-Africa trade

President Joe Biden's administration has reportedly launched a new initiative called Prosper Africa Build Together, requesting more than $80 million from US Congress to expand trade and investment between the United States and Africa. Dana Banks, the United States' senior director for Afric