The adoption of intermittent flooding by paddy rice farmers might have reduced global emissions of methane from rice fields by about 12% during the decade 2000 to 2009.
Major reductions are needed-global use of coal will need to fall by 95%, oil by 60% and gas by 45%, all by 2050.
The digital transformation has accelerated in the pandemic context, with projections showing that platform companies would capture 30% of global economic activity by 2025.
Nearly 24 billion RFID chips will be used globally in retail apparel tagging by the end of 2023.
By 2050, AMR could cause 10 million deaths worldwide, surpassing cancer as the second largest killer; it could also cause up to 3.8% of global gross domestic product to be lost.
Despite the global disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, space organisations presented a robust picture, generating £17.5 billion in 2021, compared to £16.5 billion the previous year.
Global emissions could be cut in half this decade, using measures that cost less than US$100 per tonne.
There will be at least 10% less olive oil available worldwide in 2023 from the 3.1 million tonnes produced in the season ending in 2021.
The UN Water Conference comes at the midway point of the UN Water Action Decade, a global effort to head off a looming water crisis that could see a 40% shortfall in global freshwater supplies by 2030.
Almost half of the world's population will suffer severe water stress by 2030.
BlueOval City is designed to be Ford's first carbon neutral vehicle manufacturing and battery campus as Ford works to power all Ford plants globally with renewable and carbon-free electricity by 2035.
Last December nearly 200 countries have adopted the Global Biodiversity Framework, which sets global targets to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030.
US Federal Reserve has been gradually raising interest rates for the past year to combat inflation, prompting Beijing to repeatedly warn of global financial risks.
By the end of 2032, the global market will cross a valuation of US$ 183 billion.
Almost half the world's people will suffer severe water stress by 2030.
By 2025, half of the world's population will be living in water-stressed areas, and two-thirds of the global population could be under water stress conditions by 2025.
Endorsed by governments at the 2014 World Health Assembly, the End TB Strategy set an overarching goal of ending the global TB epidemic as well as targets for achieving, by 2035, a 95% reduction in TB deaths and a 90% reduction in TB incidence.
Half the planet could need glasses by 2050 (even though screens might be to blame ...).
The global shipping industry is looking at solutions, including low-carbon fuels and onboard carbon capture, to halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 from a 2008 baseline.
If proper steps are not taken, by 2050, two-thirds of the world population could face water shortage.
German exporters had hoped for a stronger start to 2023 after pandemic restrictions that had closed factories and ports in the world's second-largest economy were lifted in December.
By the end of 2023, Transdev will operate a fleet of nearly 3,000 electric vehiclesµ worldwide.
The OECD plans to finish scoping out whether it needs to tweak global tax rules to cover workcations and cross-border remote employment by the end of 2023.
Within 20 years, the planet will already be changed in some unfathomable ways: Large frozen areas will be erased, and 14% of all living species will be threatened by extinction.
Achieving the SDGs by 2030 will open up the new market potential of $12 trillion a year in the private sector worldwide.