Dubai plans to cut carbon emissions by 30% by the end of 2030, the emirate’s government media office said on Sunday on its website. The plan is part of a broader strategy, announced by the United Arab Emirates in October, to achieve carbon emission neutrality by 2050, the office said.Continue Reading

Russia and China called in a joint statement on Friday for NATO to halt its expansion while Moscow said it fully supported Beijing’s stance on Taiwan and opposed Taiwanese independence in any form. The joint statement, including harsh criticism of the United States, was issued during Russian President Vladimir Putin’sContinue Reading

IMAGE SOURCE, SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYImage caption,  Neodymium-iron-boron is the strongest permanent magnet material in wide-scale use today Name a technology that is all around us, underpins our modern way of living but is hardly recognised for its contribution. How about the magnet?The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering hopes our awareness and appreciation willContinue Reading

There are 14% more tree species than previously thought, according to what researchers are calling the first “scientifically credible” estimate. Of the 73,300 estimated species, the researchers predict there are 9,200 that are yet to be discovered. But most rare species are in tropical forests, fast disappearing because of climateContinue Reading

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have relayed their “concerns” to Spotify over Covid misinformation but will continue to work with the platform. The couple said they were “committed to continuing” a content deal worth an estimated $25m (£18m) and will continue to lobby Spotify bosses for changes. Top artistsContinue Reading