US, Canada pledge to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

United States President Joe Biden says that he and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have agreed to work in the direction of attaining net-zero emissions by 2050. “We’re launching a high-level, climate-ambition ministerial and to align our policies and our goals to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050,” Biden mentioned in a speech on Tuesday following… Continue reading US, Canada pledge to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

Rouhani renews Iran’s pledge to not pursue nuclear arms

Feb 17, 2021 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani mentioned the Islamic Republic will not be after nuclear weapons. “We have taken this stance over and over again since 1991,” he mentioned in a televised deal with to his Cabinet on Wednesday. The feedback appeared to function a correction to a controversial interview final week by Intelligence Minister… Continue reading Rouhani renews Iran’s pledge to not pursue nuclear arms

Pfizer/BioNTech pledge as much as 75 million further vaccine doses to the EU

US drugmaker Pfizer and its German companion BioNTech have pledged to offer as much as 75 million extra doses of their vaccine to the EU within the second quarter of 2021, the German firm’s chief monetary officer Sierk Poetting stated on Monday. “We are working with pharmaceutical companies to ensure vaccines are delivered to Europeans,”… Continue reading Pfizer/BioNTech pledge as much as 75 million further vaccine doses to the EU

Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech pledge to work collectively to rollout Covid-19 vaccines

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla and Bharat Biotech managing director Dr Krishna Ella have in a joint assertion Tuesday mentioned that it was their mixed intent to develop, manufacture and provide the COVID-19 vaccines for India and globally. “Both companies respect the great work being carried out by each other and put behind… Continue reading Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech pledge to work collectively to rollout Covid-19 vaccines

UK web watchdog applauds tech firms’ pledge to proceed scanning for little one sexual abuse materials regardless of EU e-Privacy rules

The UK-based Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) n has applauded tech firms’ determination to not go away kids “out in the cold” amid fears “unacceptable” new EU ePrivacy rules might make it simpler for criminals to share movies of kid sexual abuse and rape. “Anything which weakens protections for children is unacceptable. Christmas is supposed to… Continue reading UK web watchdog applauds tech firms’ pledge to proceed scanning for little one sexual abuse materials regardless of EU e-Privacy rules

Biden reaffirms pledge to revive Iranian nuclear deal

Dec 2, 2020 President-elect Joe Biden has reiterated his pledge to reenter the Iranian nuclear deal if Tehran returns to strict compliance, including that he would herald Iran’s Arab neighbors for follow-on negotiations over the nation’s nuclear constraints and missile program.  “Look, there’s a lot of talk about precision missiles and all range of other… Continue reading Biden reaffirms pledge to revive Iranian nuclear deal