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Nobel Prize Season Arrives Amid War, Nuclear Fears, Hunger

2 months ago Web Desk Comments Off on Nobel Prize Season Arrives Amid War, Nuclear Fears, Hunger
This year’s Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe and raised the risks of a nuclear disaster. The secretive Nobel committees never hint who will win the prizes in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, economics or peace. It’s anyone’s guess who might win the awards Read More

What War in Ukraine Means for Asia’s Climate Goals

2 months ago Web Desk Comments Off on What War in Ukraine Means for Asia’s Climate Goals
The queues outside petrol pumps in Sri Lanka have lessened, but not the anxiety. Asanka Sampath, a 43-year-old factory clerk, is forever vigilant. He checks his phone for messages, walks past the pump, and browses social media to see if fuel has arrived. Delays could mean being left stranded for days. “I am really fed Read More