Protecting the planet with standards, the theme of this year’s World Standards Day, highlights the important role of standards in helping to minimize the negative consequences that human activity can have on the planet.
A leading aerospace company has announced plans to bring a zero-emission, hydrogen-powered aircraft into service by 2035. The company said that one of the potential new designs would be able to transport 200 passengers up to two thousand miles.
2019 witnesses the largest increase in installed power capacity of renewable energy which grew more than 200 gigawatts. This is one of the finding from the Renewables 2020 Global Status Report published by the non-governmental organization REN21.
World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 to raise awareness and to encourage action to protect the environment. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic this year’s event is the first digital World Environment Day.