“Twin Summits” to Pave Way for Sustainable, Equitable, Inclusive Future | News | SDG Knowledge Hub

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) held a consultation on ‘Our Common Agenda’ during which UN Secretary-General António Guterres briefed Member States on progress towards implementing the proposals contained in the report. Describing the proposed Summit of the Future and the second SDG Summit in 2023 as “twin summits,” Guterres said the two high-level events share … Read more

UNGA Recognizes Human Right to Clean, Healthy, and Sustainable Environment | News | SDG Knowledge Hub

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) passed a resolution recognizing the right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment as a human right. The UNGA calls upon States, international organizations, businesses, and other stakeholders to “scale up efforts” to ensure a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment for all. The resolution (A/76/L.75) notes that the right to … Read more

Physicists calculate highest dives most humans can safely withstand

By using 3D-printed models and dropping them into a tank, researchers have found the maximum heights people can dive from before they will encounter forces that can cause injury Physics 27 July 2022 By Karmela Padavic Callaghan 3D-printed models reveal the forces experienced when diving Anupam Pandey, Jisoo Yuk, and Sunghwan Jung at Cornell University … Read more