Climate change is a topic that is debated, doubted and covered by news outlets across the world.
Team studies evolution of climate change activism
It is often thought that a transition to a low-carbon economy requires an enormous increase of the use of metals like steel and copper and smaller amounts of critical raw materials.
Metal constraints for a low-carbon economy
There was never any ‘pause’ in global warming, new data showed, and the world is warming at a pace that scientists warn will be catastrophic.
Global warming carrying on at catastrophic levels
Geologists have warned that deadly earthquakes could become more frequent in the coming year and that they are likely to be caused by the slowing down of the Earth's rotation.
As Earth's rotation slows down, scientists predict more intense earthquakes
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved an emergency assistance grant to support disaster relief operations for earthquake victims in Iran.
An OPEC fund supports emergency relief for Iran earthquake victims
The number of children that South Korean parents want in their lifetimes has more than halved in the past 60 years amid the country's low birth trend, government data showed Monday.
South Koreans want fewer children than 60 years ago
The sultry smoker lighting up on a Parisian café terrace, a staple image for countless French films, could soon be a thing of the past if the country’s health minister goes ahead with plans to ban smoking in movies.
France considers banning smoking from films
Have you ever been so skint that you had a nap for dinner?
Link between poor mental health, low income
A record number of Hong Kong residents live in poverty, with one fifth of the population falling below the poverty line despite economic growth, according to new government figures.
20% of Hong Kong residents live in poverty
One day in April last year, 13-year-old Savitri was walking down a road with her mother in Dataganj District, in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, carrying a flask of tea to her father, a laborer at a brick kiln, when five men pulled her into a moving jeep. One of them was from their village.
Why do so many Indian children go missing?

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