Tag Archives: Planet

Designing a better future for the planet and our mental health

At WSP, we are a 49,000-strong global team that works with companies to design and advise on built-environment projects. This ranges from skyscrapers to railways, roads and energy-generation systems, both for today and the years to come. In fact, taking a long-term approach is one of our core strengths. With our Future Ready programme, we aim to bring clarity and ... Read More »

The Best Frequent Flyer Programs on the Planet Best Frequent Flyer Programs: Swiss Swiss

requent flyers know that one of the best ways to lower their travel costs and score pampering perks is to take advantage of airline loyalty programs. But, of course, not all mileage plans are created equal. Every year in our annual World’s Best Awards survey, we ask readers to rank airlines based on everything from their in-flight service to the ... Read More »

This simple labelling trick could make gadgets last longer — and help save the planet

The lifespan of consumer electronic products is getting ever shorter, and manufacturers aren’t the only ones to blame: You could do the planet a big favor by hanging onto that shiny gadget a bit longer. That’s according to a new study from Germany’s Environment Agency (UBA), which notes that shorter product lifespans means more waste, more pollution and higher consumption of ... Read More »

Five to Try: Metamorphabet mesmerizes, and Lonely Planet curates handy travel guides

Another week, another massive pile of new Android apps to sift through. Luckily, our Five to Try column makes your task easier, pointing out the week’s most interesting releases. Metamorphabet is an edutainment wonder (for all ages) that we’ve been waiting on for a while, and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. Also new this week is Guides by Lonely Planet, which ... Read More »