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Resilience Needed to Jump Start Final Stages of Energy Transition, Study Finds

Nordic countries, including Sweden, Norway and Denmark, have maintained their leading positions on the Energy Transition Index (ETI), driven by strong progress in environmental sustainability.  Only 13 out of 115 countries have made steady gains in ETI scores in the past decade, highlighting that progress has been uneven. The energy transition requires a full transformation …

worldsteel Short Range Outlook April 2021

15 April 2021 Brussels, Belgium The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2021 and 2022. worldsteel forecasts that steel demand will grow by 5.8% in 2021 to reach 1,874.0 million tonnes (Mt), after declining by 0.2% in 2020. In 2022 steel demand will see further growth of 2.7% to reach …

Kiss Passwords Goodbye: Cisco Secure Unveils Passwordless Future

India, March 31, 2021—Cisco Live Digital 2021— Cisco Secure, the leader in enterprise security, today unveiled the future of simple and effective security with infrastructure agnostic, passwordless authentication by Duo. Integrated seamlessly into the existing Duo authentication experience used by more than 25,000 organizations globally, Duo passwordless authentication will enable enterprise users to skip the …

Assessing Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Articles 48A and 51A (g) in the Constitution of India spell out the imperatives for the state and its citizens, namely, protection and improvement of the environment. Article 48A states, “The State shall endeavour to protect and improve the environment and to safeguard the forests and wild life of the country”. Article 51A (g) places …

Accenture Collaborates with the Museum of Art & Photography to Apply Artificial Intelligence to Art Appreciation

Develops India’s first AI-enabled conversational digital persona to promote art BANGALORE, India; December 2, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP), one of India’s largest private art museums, have collaborated to create an immersive digital experience to engage art enthusiasts.  Accenture Labs, through its Tech4Good initiative, combined advanced technologies …

Caribbean coral reefs under siege from aggressive algae

Baltimore, MD—Human activity endangers coral health around the world. A new algal threat is taking advantage of coral’s already precarious situation in the Caribbean and making it even harder for reef ecosystems to grow. Just-published research in Scientific Reports details how an aggressive, golden-brown, crust-like alga is rapidly overgrowing shallow reefs, taking the place of …

New Steel Industry Engineering Program Will Demonstrate Steel Architectures for MaaS Vehicles

12 November 2020 Brussels, Belgium WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, announced today a new vehicle engineering program, Steel E-Motive.  The new programwill demonstrate the benefits of steel for global Mobility as a Service (MaaS), characterized by fully connected and autonomous electric vehicles. “Steel E-Motive follows a long history of steel industry collaboration and commitment …