From 2016 to 2017, the United States saw its largest-ever single-year drop in overall cancer deaths, a 2.2% plunge spurred in part by a sharp decline in lung cancer deaths, according to a new American Cancer Society report.
The new law went into effect January 1. By 2021, the same law will ban handing out plastic straws, spoons, coffee capsules and other single-use items.
The share of renewables in the country’s electricity consumption rose from 15% to 17% compared to the year before.
The world has taken an important step to drastically reduce the powerful greenhouse gasses hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) with the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol coming into force.
The physicians say that the 35-year-old patient is in perfect health after the procedure, and they are already planning on performing additional surgeries with the 3D-printed ‘bones,’ including three ribs along with a sternum.
Norway crossed an electric vehicle milestone in 2017, with more than half of its new vehicle registrations coming from electric vehicles. The country has a plan to phase out new gas-powered cars by 2040.
The legislation marks the first time that a developing country has taken such a major step to protect its oceansand all the from oil exploration and extraction.