Editorial: Carbon out of air

To reach net zero emissions by 2050, global emissions must be cut faster and deeper than the world has yet managed. But even then, some hard-to-treat sources of pollution in aviation, agriculture and cement making may linger for longer than we would like. Continue Reading

Editorial: Who, why & Wuhan

China has accused the Biden administration of playing politics and shirking its responsibility in calling for a renewed investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic that was first detected in China in late 2019. Continue Reading

Editorial: Senate story

Senate Republicans revived negotiations over President Joe Biden’s sweeping investment plan, preparing a $1 trillion infrastructure proposal that would be funded with Covid-19 relief money as a counteroffer to the White House ahead of a Memorial Day deadline toward a bipartisan deal. Continue Reading

Editorial: Peace is priority

Stressing the role of technology in the safety of UN peacekeepers, India has revealed its plans to launch a mobile tech platform in August this year that will provide terrain-related information to the Blue Helmets in the line of duty. Continue Reading

Editorial: No plaything

Japan mobilised military doctors and nurses to give shots to elderly people in Tokyo and Osaka on Monday as the government desperately tries to accelerate its vaccination rollout and curb coronavirus infections just two months before hosting the Olympics. Continue Reading

Editorial: Site, sight

Israeli police on Sunday escorted around 50 Jewish visitors to a flashpoint holy site in Jerusalem where police actions in recent weeks had ignited protests and violence that triggered war in Gaza, according to the Islamic authority overseeing the site. Continue Reading