US officials preparing to roll out Covid-19 booster shots in the face of waning vaccine protection and surging hospitalisations and deaths caused by the highly contagious Delta variant are hoping boosters might prevent mild cases as well.
People have been using “exit” as a suffix for a decade or so. Grexit, referring to a potential Greek departure from the eurozone, was the first to emerge. Italexit made a brief appearance, and has recently been revived on the Italian right. But neither has come to pass.
Despite the overarching gloom perpetuated by the still raging pandemic, silver linings of hope are now encouraging companies to start spending across the world.
If you want to understand policy choices, it is said, “follow the money.” Inspired by that advice, we at The Nature Conservancy (in partnership with the Paulson Institute and the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability) crunched the numbers to see what it would cost to preserve biodiversity – the
The latest updates on Covid-19 research offer some hope amid a continuing grim scenario precipitated by the pandemic.
Wind turbines have become a vital source of global green energy but their makers increasingly face an environmental conundrum of their own: how to recycle them.
The world is reportedly in danger of losing 10% or more of its total GDP by the end of the century. This is the top takeaway from a recent stress-test study by Swiss Re that looks at the consequences of failing to address climate and environmental risks.
In April, US President Joe Biden gathered 40 world leaders for a virtual summit on tackling the climate crisis. They included representatives of major emitting countries, such as Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as well as heads of states that are particularly vulne