China, the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, succeeded in lowering “carbon intensity” by 18.8% in the five years through 2020, a Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) report said, showing the economy’s reduced reliance on fossil fuels.
China cut "carbon intensity" 18.8% in past five years, in effort to rein in emissions
Samsung Electronics Co. revealed additional details about its plans to build a cutting-edge semiconductor facility in the US in a filing with the Texas government, making the disclosure as the Biden administration vows to make the security of the US chip supply a national priority.
Samsung details plans for $17b chip facility in US
The technology could boost aerial robots’ repertoire, allowing them to operate in cramped spaces and withstand collisions.
Insect-inspired flying robots: Researchers introduce a new generation of tiny, agile drones
Plants have a metabolic signal that adjusts their circadian clock in the evening to ensure they store enough energy to survive the night, a new study reveals.
Plants set a 'bedtime' alarm to ensure their survival, new study shows
Artificial steak is a step closer. Researchers have created a small sample of cultured meat that mimics the structure of real muscle, which is key to creating large pieces of meat, rather than just mince, with a realistic texture.
Lab-grown meat now mimics muscle fibers like those found in steak
A world-first estimate of the number of corals across the expanse of the Pacific Ocean has suggested there are about half a trillion of the reef-building animals.
As many corals growing in Pacific as trees in Amazon, new study finds
The First National Conference on Fars Province’s Biodiversity opened in Shiraz on Tuesday, coinciding with World Wildlife Day, in cooperation with Shiraz University and Fars Province’s Department of Environment.
First National Conference on Fars Province’s Biodiversity opens in Shiraz
Global carbon dioxide emissions dropped by 5.8% in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic slowed economic activity, but they rebounded at the end of the year and are on course to rise further, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday.
IEA says global CO2 emissions rising again after nearly 6% fall last year
British insurer Aviva plans to become a net zero carbon emissions company by 2040, it said on Monday, claiming this was the most demanding target set by any major insurer worldwide.
British insurer sets out net zero 2040 climate strategy
Fossil fuel cars waste hundreds of times more raw material than their battery electric equivalents, according to a study that adds to evidence that the move away from petrol and diesel cars will bring large net environmental benefits.
Fossil fuel cars make 'hundreds of times' more waste than electric cars

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