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Challenges and opportunities of remotely working from home during Covid-19 pandemic

The demand of online remote working from home significantly increased in 2020/21 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This unforeseen situation has forced individuals and organisations to rapidly train employees...

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Development of an IoT based real-time traffic monitoring system for city governance

A significant amount of research work carried out on traffic management systems, but intelligent traffic monitoring is still an active research topic due to the emerging technologies such as the Internet...

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The prospects for ‘green steel’ making in a net-zero economy: A UK perspective

Steel products are widely used in the construction industry and for the development of infrastructure projects, because they are versatile, durable, and affordable. Energy demand and ‘greenhouse gas’...

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Measuring regenerative economics: 10 principles and measures undergirding systemic economic health

Applying network science concepts and methods to economic systems is not a new idea. In the last few decades, however, advances in non-equilibrium thermodynamics (i.e., self-organizing, open, dissipative,...

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Traditional postpartum customs in modern urban Chinese women and its association with dietary quality

Traditional Chinese customs practicing in postpartum yield mixed results on maternal health. The objectives of this study are 1) to depict the postpartum customs in Chinese lactating women in varied...

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Analysing interactions among Sustainable Development Goals with Integrated Assessment Models

To achieve all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, it is necessary to understand how they interact with each other. Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) represent many human–environment interactions...

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Impact of global government investment on education and research development: A comparative analysis and demystifying the science, technology, innovation, and education conundrum

To secure an inclusive and development-oriented society where nations can create, access, and utilize a scalable and sustainable infrastructure and resources, an equitable and effective investment in...

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ChatGPT and global public health: Applications, challenges, ethical considerations and mitigation strategies

The advancement of deep learning and artificial intelligence has resulted in the development of state-of-the-art language models, such as ChatGPT. This technology can analyze large amounts of data,...

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The European Union’s post-pandemic strategies for public health, economic recovery, and social resilience

The European Union has implemented various strategies and policies to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus-19 pandemic and promote recovery. This article reviews the European Union’s response and...

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Advances in air quality modeling and forecasting

The importance of and interest to research and investigations of atmospheric composition and its modeling for different applications are substantially increased. Air quality forecast (AQF) and assessment...

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Global impact of population aging on vision loss prevalence: A population-based study

Vision loss is a leading cause of healthy life loss in late adulthood. We aimed to comprehensively examine the impact of population aging on vision loss prevalence worldwide....

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The impact of fossil fuel combustion on children's health and the associated losses of human capital

To more fully assess the far-reaching effects of fossil fuel combustion on humanity, it is necessary to gain an in-depth understanding of the full impact of fossil fuels on human health and lifetime...

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The COVID-19 lockdown in India: Impacts on the economy and the power sector

This paper demonstrates the use of a linear Input-Output (IO) model to estimate the economic losses in India due to COVID-19. The results show that depending on the duration of the lockdown, the Indian...

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Cancer as a global health crisis with deep evolutionary roots

The global burden of cancer incidence, deaths and economic costs is steadily increasing since several decades. Despite a massive allocation of research funds since the 1970s, no significant (in terms...

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What can we learn from previous pandemics to reduce the frequency of emerging infectious diseases like COVID-19?

The global risks report of 2020 stated, climate-related issues dominate all of the top-five long-term critical global risks burning the planet and according to the report, “as existing health risks...

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The ‘Triangle Model’ theory for prevention and control of newly emerging infectious diseases: Definition, characteristics, and experience in China

Newly emerging infectious diseases are vital issues that impact global health, social stability, economic development, and national security. While infectious disease prevention and control is a highly...

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Association of natural flood disasters with infectious diseases in 168 countries and territories from 1990 to 2019: A worldwide observational study

Natural flood disasters have a devastating effect on society, but the comprehensive assessment of their association with infectious diseases is lacking. We aimed to comprehensively assess the association...

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Exploring the nexus: Comparing and aligning Planetary Health, One Health, and EcoHealth

The interconnectedness between humans and ecosystems highlights the need to protect ecosystems for the well-being of humans and the environment. This has led to the emergence of holistic and interdisciplinary...

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International investments and environmental protection in India - Policy and implementation gaps in mitigating the carbon footprints

While India's contribution and progress on environment protection has been applauded by global leaders, India continues to be one of the biggest carbon and greenhouse gas (GHG) emitter globally. Major...

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Factors influencing cervical cancer screening among reproductive age group women in India: A multilevel analysis of nationwide survey 2019–2021

Trends and factors associated with cervical cancer screening (CCS) among women of reproductive age are essential for designing cancer prevention strategies to reduce mortality. The present study investigates...

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Predictors of COVID-19 voluntary compliance behaviors: An international investigation

With a large international sample (n = 8317), the present study examined which beliefs and attitudes about COVID-19 predict 1) following government recommendations, 2) taking health precautions (including...

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Industrial revitalization via industry 4.0 – A comparative policy analysis among China, Germany and the USA

In the second decade of the 21st century, rapid proliferation of technology and intensified global competition have created a sense of urgency for governments of developed and developing nations alike...

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European energy poverty metrics: Scales, prospects and limits

Energy poverty, a condition whereby people cannot secure adequate home energy services, is gaining prominence in public discourse and on political and policy agendas. As its measurement is operationalised,...

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Blockchain, sustainability and clean energy transition

The digital economy's neo-industrialization self-accelerates resource consumption and wide automatization inevitably envisage a technological leap. The article contributes conceptually and empirically...

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Spatial clustering and drivers of open defecation practice in India: Findings from the fifth round of National Family Health Survey (2019-21)

India implemented a basket of public health developmental packages to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6—providing access to clean water and adequate sanitation for all by 2030. Though...

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