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 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.
Almost half of the world's population will suffer severe water stress by 2030.
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.
Last December nearly 200 countries have adopted the Global Biodiversity Framework, which sets global targets to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030.
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.
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.
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.
Achieving the SDGs by 2030 will open up the new market potential of $12 trillion a year in the private sector worldwide.
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.
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.
Airbus is already working to develop and put into service the world's first hydrogen-powered commercial passenger aircraft by 2035.
By the end of 2023, the world will have 103 zettabytes (i.e., 103 T GB) of data according to IDC.
By 2025, severe global water shortages and hunger will affect 1.8 billion people due to the loss of fertile farming lands.
By 2030 employers will face an estimated shortage of 85 million workers across the globe.
By the end of 2023, 48% of knowledge workers globally will be working either hybrid and fully remote - up from 27% in 2019.
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