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Electronic waste is one of the world’s fastest-growing environmental challenges – and opportunities. Indian start-up, Karo Sambhav, is helping to tackle the country’s giant e-waste challe...
Addressing CO2 produced from travel is vital to ensure the sustainability of the planet, whilst still ensuring economic benefits associated with travel, writes Bill Gates.
Electronic waste is becoming a global issue, with all the electronic waste produced annually weighing as much as 5,000 Eiffel towers.
In 2019, only 17.4% of global e-waste was formally collected and recycled. E-waste management is important to avoid it accumulating in the environment, polluting habitats and harming peop...
African nations are working to stem the resell of imported air conditioning units and refrigerators from Europe. The appliances are damaging to the environment and costly to run.
A 'peel and stack' method of making electronics could allow chips to be worn on the skin.
A new lithium metal anode could increase the longevity and energy density of batteries.
Social networks facilitate the diffusion of ideas across individuals and firms, which in turn plays an important role in productivity growth.
From street sensors that reduce collisions and congestion, to heated pavements that melt snow - data is driving urban improvements. But citizens need a meaningful role in evaluating data ...
To reduce their carbon footprint and increase mobility options, many cities have been investing in e-scooter and bike sharing schemes. But they haven't always turned out as well as planne...
The ability to exercise many of our most basic rights and privileges – from voting to travelling – requires standardized information to determine who is eligible for what. But, in the age...
Harnessing medical data can, and will, improve healthcare, writes GE Healthcare President and CEO Kieran Murphy in the Global Innovation Index 2019.
In 2019 alone, the worldwide scooter rental fleet has more than doubled from 25,000 to 66,000. More than 15,000 of those are in India.
A family health emergency led to the invention of a wristband that analyses your DNA to tell you which foods to buy to stay healthy and reduce your risk of diseases like diabetes.
A city that was once on its knees has become a model for successful urban transformation.