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At least 40% of the world's power will come from renewable sources by 2040 — here are the companies leading the charge

The explosive growth of renewable energy has shaken up the energy industry over the last decade.<p>As the costs of solar and wind continue to fall and bottlenecks like storage capacity are diminished, the International Energy Agency predicts that renewable energy will comprise 40% of global power …

Renewable Energy

Bill Nye Reveals Why Climate Change Is So Hard To Stop

Bill Nye, author of "Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation", lays out a case for what we need to do about climate change.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser and Alana Kakoyiannis.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Bill Nye

Video lectures

<b>Understanding Complexities</b><p>The difficulties in communicating the facts of climate change to the public, in spite of a scientific consensus on the …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028

Water is essential<p>Access to water and sanitation is a precondition to life and a declared human right. Water is vitally important to sustainable …

UN chief Antonio Guterres launches International Decade for Action on Water, calls for India-Pakistan cooperation - Firstpost

<b>United Nations:</b> UN chief Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that effective management of water was critical to meet the increasing challenges of its …

India

Government considering plastic bottle deposit scheme to increase recycling and reduce litter

The Government is considering a deposit scheme for plastic bottles, with an announcement expected next week.<p>Such a scheme would see a small, …

Pollution

11 surprising items that aren’t recyclable

Hold up - don't toss those empty containers in the recycling bin just yet!<p>While it's great to recycle as much as possible, there are some items that don't belong in that bin. Here's a look at 11 things you think are recyclable but they're not.<p>1. Some takeout containers<p>You just built a stacked …

Sustainability

Krill can digest ocean plastics: 'That is certainly not good news at all'

Scientists have shown for the first time that krill can break down plastic through digestion. But what might sound like a solution to marine plastic …

When Will Electric Cars Go Mainstream? It May Be Sooner Than You Think

As the world’s automakers place larger bets on electric vehicle technology, many industry analysts are debating a key question: How quickly can plug-in cars become mainstream?<p>The conventional view holds that electric cars will remain a niche product for many years, plagued by high sticker prices …

Electric Vehicles

Europe is so cold now that the Arctic appears to be a warm escape

Much of Europe woke up to yet another day of a cold spell on Wednesday that may have turned the streets of London, Rome and other capitals into pretty photo scenes but also has cost lives across the continent. Neither London nor Rome usually experience temperatures dropping below freezing during …

2017 set a record for losses from natural disasters. It could get worse

While it was still difficult to attribute individual weather events to climate change, he said, "our experts expect such extreme weather to occur …

Climate Change

Kumi Naidoo is next Secretary General of Amnesty International

South African human rights activist Kumi Naidoo has been appointed as the next Secretary General of Amnesty International. He will take over from …

Forget Coffee: This Quick Yoga Sequence Will Give You a Boost of Midday Energy

It's just after lunch and you're starting to feel tired. Rather than reaching for yet another serving of caffeine, consider taking a break and …

Is Mineral Water Healthier Than Regular Bottled Water?

We drank a lot of Topo Chico (and did some research) to find out.<p>Before I started writing this article, I didn’t spend much time thinking about water. I knew that drinking water is a Good Thing, and drinking activated charcoal water can be a Bad Thing. But if you asked me the difference is between …

Wellness

Trump climate deal: Modi vows to go beyond Paris accord

<b>Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed his country will go "above and beyond" the 2015 Paris accord on combating climate change.</b><p>Speaking at a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Modi described the agreement as part of "our duty to protect Mother Earth".<p>Several global …

Climate
China

Goal 9 targets

UNDP support to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development<p>There is an imperative today to foster sustainable development. A …

How the Warming of Our Oceans is Impacting Marine Animals - One Green Planet

According to NASA, 2016 was the hottest year on record around the globe, and while climate change has been a concern of environmentalists and …

New mental health care bill takes a humane look at those on the brink

It is a humane approach to giving to those who are pushed to the edge. The Lok Sabha has passed the new Mental Healthcare Bill 2016 which …

Carbon Dioxide Could Reach 410 PPM This Month

A never-ending stream of carbon pollution ensures that each year the world continues to break records for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. This year …

Climate Change

How climate influences weather: six questions

From extreme rains in some places to early spring in others, weather events prompt questions about what role climate change may be playing.<p>Not …

How to green the world's deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory

YouTube

Population Ecology I: Species, Population & Community

The Greenhouse Effect & Global Warming

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How to Invest: When You’re Just Getting Started

Wall Street has an odd way of trying to get your business. The dizzying array of investment choices, mind-numbing jargon, and pie charts with more …