Millions of people in Japan urged to turn their lights off as heatwave continues 

As a record-breaking heatwave continues in Japan, the government has urged people and businesses in Tokyo and the surrounding areas to do whatever they can to reduce electricity consumption, after fears were... Read more »

The new Twitter feature that could increase the platform’s popularity 

When Twitter was launched users could include up to 140 characters in each tweet. In 2017, this was increased to 280 following a successful trial among a small group of users.  However,... Read more »

Red Cross warns that failing to prepare for future heatwaves could cause more deaths 

Deadly heat waves have become more common in recent years. It’s estimated that around 480,000 people die from extreme heat every year globally.  The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent... Read more »

New study reveals the impact pollution has on life expectancy 

According to a shocking new study, the global population will lose 17 billion years of life because of air pollution. The researchers found that nearly all of the world’s population are now... Read more »

Protecting teens on Instagram: the latest parental controls 

The safety of children using online platforms is a big concern for parents. Many are more anxious than ever due to the risks, like exposure to harmful content and mental health issues. ... Read more »

Is it worth consolidating debts? The pros and cons of debt consolidation 

With consumer debt rising, a lot of people are struggling to keep up with credit cards and loan repayments. Debt consolidation is one option, but it’s important to consider the pros and... Read more »

President Biden invokes Defense Production Act to expand clean energy manufacturing 

Earlier this week, President Biden announced that he is invoking the Defense Production Act to boost the manufacturing of essential technologies for decarbonization, like solar panels, heat pumps, insulation, electrolyzers, fuel cells,... Read more »

US Administration launches new scheme to combat baby formula shortage 

The White House has announced a new scheme to provide relief to parents struggling to get hold of baby formula. The program, known as “Operation Fly Formula”, will be run by FedEx. ... Read more »

Does diet affect ADHD symptoms in children? 

A new study by researchers at Ohio State University has found that diet may affect ADHD symptoms in kids and that eating healthily may mean improvements in focus and attention.  The study... Read more »

How to save money on energy bills: 10 tips for cutting the cost of gas and electric 

Energy prices have skyrocketed in the last year. Since demand has picked up following the end of COVID-19 lockdowns, wholesale gas prices have risen by more than 300%.  Here are some of... Read more »