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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…

Reviving Ecosystems, Reimagine, Recreate, and Restore

The beginning of a decade dedicated to the restoration of ecosystems marked the World Environment Day this June 5. The United Nations announced that it will begin this global mission aimed at reviving billions of hectares, from forests, farmlands, mountains and deep-sea areas. World Environment Day (WED) World Environment Day…

Unexplained extinction of sharks 19 million years ago

Sharks 19 million years ago Washington, Jun 5 (Plenglish) Shark populations became extinct 19 million years ago without the occurrence of any climate event or changes in the ecosystem, a study published in Science magazine revealed. A team of scientists from Yale University, in the United States, headed by Elizabeth…

IOC sets up vaccination centers in Qatar, Rwanda

Lausanne, Jun 3 (Plenglish) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday announced the establishment of two other Covid-19 vaccination centers in Qatar and Rwanda for athletes who will participate at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. According to the governing body, such initiatives will allow athletes who cannot be immunized in…