The Virgin Group co-founder Richard Branson has put US$3 million towards the new competition, which will incentivise the production of more environmentally sound air-conditioners.
ICON, or the Ionospheric Connection Explorer, is set for launch on 7 October local time.
The biannual Living Planet, the flagship report of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), has revealed an alarming level of planetary change resulting from unchecked consumption.
Only nine women featured in the top 100 of the Financial Review's Young Rich List, which features the wealthiest self-made Australians.
A protest movement mobilised around the hashtag #WontBeErased has sprung up in response to a leaked Trump administration memo that proposed to strictly define a person's gender based on the genitals they are born with.
Marsel van Oosten's breathtaking portrait of two snub-nosed monkeys was the overall winner of the 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
A new study in Nature has advocated humanity switching en masse to a 'flexitarian' diet to avoid widespread food shortages and environmental damage caused by the production and consumption of meat.
A new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns of food shortages, widespread wildfire and dying coral reefs by 2040 if drastic changes are not made.
Alisa, SAM and Michihito are a new breed of politician, promising frustrated voters a fresh bipartisan approach built on a rational and fact-based decision-making.