From limiting oil and gas exploration, via lab grown meat to End Deforestation project - these are the headlines of 2021.
There are major links between climate change and extreme rainfall events like the one in northwestern Europe. A one-degree rise in temperature has the potential to give you a 7 % increase in the intensity of rainfall.
The Chinese space agency is building a brand new space station, and they're going about it in a suitably impressive way: an ambitious schedule of 11 planned launches crammed into only two years.
Beverly Hills has passed what experts say is the most restrictive tobacco ban in the nation, barring the sale of virtually all nicotine products and setting the stage for similar laws in other cities.
The ban would be implemented from 2021 and would affect a range of plastic products that have reasonable alternatives, such as plastic cutlery, foam takeout food containers, straws and drink stirrers.
The supercomputer will be called Aurora and Intel is aiming to deliver it by 2021. Aurora will apply AI and high-performance computing to "areas such as cancer research and climate modeling.
The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly for an European Union-wide ban on single-use plastics, such as straws, plastic cutlery and cotton buds. The ban would come into effect from 2021.
The James Webb Space Telescope would be the most complex imaging hardware that NASA has attempted to put into space. But so far, that complexity has driven extensive delays.
Costa Rica would start carrying out a plan to stop the use of fossil fuels in transportation by 2021. The country generates over 99 percent of its electricity via renewable sources.
The bill that is scheduled to take effect on Jan. 1, 2021, will specifically prohibits the sale and distribution of sunscreens that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate.
The XPRIZE Foundation launches $10 million competition to build robot avatars that can be controlled from at least 100 kilometers away.
The Irish Government has announced plans to spend €22 billion over the next four years to aid the country’s journey to a low-carbon and climate resilient economy.
In a historic vote, the Legislative Council of Hong Kong voted 49-4 to ban the trade of ivory by 2021.