Researchers from the Sweden-based International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) have found that plastic waste shipped from Western countries is contaminating Indonesia's food supply.
Tesla has launched the third iteration of its solar roof tile for residential home use. On balance, the Solar Roof provides more energy generation than a similarly sized roof retrofitted with traditional tiles.
The discovery of abundant toxic nanoparticles from air pollution in human brains was made in 2016. A comprehensive global review earlier in 2019 concluded that air pollution may be damaging every organ and virtually every cell in the human body.
Scientists have been gathering a growing well of evidence that our universe may be connected via a vast array of large-scale "structures" that seem to reach out across the cosmos to synchronize the movements of galaxies that are separated by vast distances.
Plastic bags will be banned in retail and restaurants as of 2022. The ban will apply to bags under 50 microns but not to biodegradable bags. However, the ban will not apply to bags used for packing fresh fish and meat, bulk food and ice.
All children in Italy will have to study climate change at school starting from next year, becoming the first country in the world where this will be compulsory. The decision will come into force from the start of the 2020 school year.
When you consider the full flight, which includes emissions from takeoff, cruise and landing, aircraft emissions are also responsible for around 16,000 premature deaths a year from impaired air quality.
Years of observational data, cosmological models and physics suggest the Universe is flat. However, a recent study suggests that the Universe is actually curved and closed, like an inflating sphere.
A massive alliance of more than 11,000 scientists have signed, sealed and delivered an important message to the world: if we don't make rapid, deep and lasting changes to our lives, they write, there will soon come "untold human suffering".
Recent study shows that any amount of running is associated with a 27% lower risk of death from all causes for both sexes, compared with no running. It is also associated with a 30% lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease.