Climate fund for poor nations vows to drive green Covid recovery

Typhoon Haiyan, the most devastating storm ever to make landfall in all of history, left buildings, homes, and businesses in Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines wiped out in its aftermath.... Read more »

Australian Covid-19 antibody therapy aims for early 2021 trial

A scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (in orange), the virus that causes Covid-19. Australian researchers hope to start human trials of a coronavirus antibody therapy in early 2021,... Read more »

Apple plans to start selling online in India next month

Apple Inc. is poised to open an online store for the first time in the fast-growing smartphone market of India next month, according to a person with knowledge of... Read more »

Sime Darby Property swings to loss in 2Q

Sime Darby Property Bhd reported today a second quarter net loss of RM81.77 million versus net profit a year earlier and in the preceding quarter as all three business... Read more »

AirAsia posts record loss after virus annihilates demand

AirAsia Group Bhd posted its largest quarterly loss on record as restrictions imposed by governments to contain the spread of the coronavirus decimated travel. Southeast Asia’s second-biggest budget carrier... Read more »

Japan approves dexamethasone as Covid-19 treatment

Japan’s health ministry has approved dexamethasone, a cheap and widely used steroid, as a second treatment of Covid-19 after a trial in Britain showed the drug reduced death rates... Read more »

Expand conserved areas to boost global economy ravaged by Covid-19, says report

Green rice terraces amid a rainforest in Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia. As Covid-19 wreaks havoc on the world’s people and the global economy, a group of international researchers is looking... Read more »

U.K. grid planning for 30 million electric cars by 2040

The number of electric cars on Britain’s roads will jump to 30 million in the next 20 years, helped by government policies to phase out the sale of polluting... Read more »

Google sued by Australian regulator over data use for ads

Australia’s competition regulator has launched court proceedings against Alphabet’s Google for allegedly misleading consumers about the expanded use of personal data for targeted advertising. The case by the Australian... Read more »

Saved by the pandemic?

A steel factory worker in Hung Yen, Vietnam. Huge investments now are needed to decarbonise shipping, aviation and industrial processes such as steelmaking. If we make the right choices... Read more »