Elon Musk teases future plans at TED talk

Elon Musk paused while chatting about his series of potentially world-changing endeavors to say he isn't in it to provide salvation.

Bike-sharing launched in congested Beirut

Lebanon launched a bike-sharing programme in its capital Beirut on Sunday, hoping to cut down on the congested city's notorious traffic and pollution.

SpaceX postpones classified US military launch

SpaceX on Sunday postponed for 24 hours the launch of a secretive US government payload, known only as NROL-76, due to a "sensor issue" with the rocket, a spokesman said.

Urban farming flourishes in New York

The urban farm craze is finding fertile ground in New York, where 10 young entrepreneurs are learning to grow greens and herbs without soil, bathed in an indoor, psychedelic light.

Ukraine clings to nuclear power despite Chernobyl trauma

Ukraine is still suffering from the trauma of the world's worst civil nuclear accident at Chernobyl but has nonetheless turned the hazardous fuel into the backbone of its energy portfolio.

Cities brace for climate challenges

Faced with exploding populations and steadily rising temperatures worldwide, cities must make haste in reinforcing defences against climate change-induced flooding and heat waves, experts warned this week.

Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies

Thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change—mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump's 100th day in office and took aim at his ...

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