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.
Construction has begun on Valley, a 75,000 sq m, green-terraced, mixed-use building located in Amsterdam’s central business district.
At about 700 miles per hour, Hyperloop One, the full-scale hyperloop that’s just been tested successfully, should be faster than air-travel. Commercial services might be launched by 2021.
The global advanced biofuel market is likely to grow close to 44 percent by 2021, according to a latest report.