Lab-grown meat has been successfully cultured in space for the first time.
A recent study shows: Asset managers Blackrock and Vanguard vote with management more frequently than other investors to approve decision that are potentially harmful to the environment or the climate.
In an exclusive for The World News Monitor, energy analyst Demostenes Floros describes the new power game in Asia. Floros sees China’s position as strong, as China has developed economic and military ties with many countries.
Denmark has finished the public consultations of the environmental assessment of Nord Stream 2. The companies involved hope for a fast decision. But a spokesman of the Danish Energy Agency told The World News Monitor that the regulator will run a thorough assessment of the impact of the pipeline.
Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline could be delayed by several months if Denmark fails to issue its permit for the project and the pipeline has to bypass Danish waters.
The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit organization developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, announces today that its latest ocean cleanup prototype system – System 001/B – is successfully capturing and collecting plastic debris.
A new concept for an aluminium battery has twice the energy density as previous versions, is made of abundant materials, and could lead to reduced production costs and environmental impact. The idea has potential for large scale applications, including storage of solar and wind energy, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and the National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia, think.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he does not share the enthusiasm about Swedish youth climate activist Greta Thunberg’s speech at the United Nations.
Ant Forest, a green initiative in China, has received a 2019 “Champions of the Earth” award, the United Nations’ highest environmental honor.
According to hospital reports, one Hong Kong protester is in critical condition after clashes with police.