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Australia’s top economists back intervention to speed switch to electric cars

Australia’s top economists overwhelmingly back government measures to speed the transition to electric cars in order to meet emission reduction targets. Why do people need to switch to electric cars? The more people switched, the more charging stations would be built, and the lower electric vehicle prices would drop, driving…

E-waste endangers human health

The irresponsible disposal or recycling of e-devices are nowadays a greater danger to human life, warned the World Health Organization (WHO). The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. Growing volumes of e-waste around the globe are causing what was…

Sustainable Development an overview

What Is Sustainability? Sustainability can be defined as the practice of maintaining world processes of productivity indefinitely-natural or human-made-by replacing resources used with resources of equal or greater value without degrading or endangering natural biotic systems. The concept of sustainability is composed of three pillars: economic, environmental, and social—also known…

Escazú Agreement, Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice The Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean, better known as the Escazú Agreement (Spanish: Acuerdo de Escazú), is an international treaty signed by 24 Latin American and Caribbean nations concerning the rights of access to…

NASA’s Perseverance Rover begins 1st science campaign on Mars

Science Campaign on Mars NASA’s Perseverance rover has kicked off its highly anticipated science campaign on Mars to collect materials from a crater that is believed to have been under at least 100 meters (328 feet) of water 3.8 billion years ago. Such a site could contain evidence of ancient…