A new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggests that implementing stronger regulations to lower levels of fine particulate air pollutants (PM2.5) would benefit the health of all Americans, with Black Americans and low-income Americans likely to reap the most benefits, including a lower risk of premature death.
During the Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference in New Delhi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his confidence that the market and associated ecosystem of Shree Anna will strengthen the rural economy and benefit the country’s 2.5 crore marginal farmers. He highlighted the climate-resilient quality of millet and its potential to combat water crisis issues.
The United States has recognized the need for a reliable supply of critical minerals to support the growth of the renewable energy sector and reduce dependence on imports. Critical minerals are essential for the production of solar panels, electric vehicles, wind turbines, and electricity networks, and include metals such as copper, cobalt, nickel, lithium, and platinum.
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has secured another round of funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to lead the second phase of its Bioenergy Research Center. The center is one of four DOE-funded research centers focused on innovation in biofuels, bioproducts, and clean energy for the country.