Pollution kills at least 9 million people every year

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Wasted Health: Pollution is Killing Millions Two years after ISWA’s Report “Wasted Health: The tragic case of dumpsites” that described the linkages between the world’s dumpsites and human health, a new landmark report that was published recently by the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health reveals that pollution kills...
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Europe spend billions a year on fossil fuel subsidies

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European countries spend billions a year on fossil fuel subsidies, survey shows Governments of 11 European nations are providing subsidies totalling more than £80bn a year to fossil fuel industries, green campaigners have claimed. Transport fuels account for the lion’s share of the support to fossil fuels. Many of the...
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Coal subsides undermine the green energy transition

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€6.3 billion in coal subsides undermine innovation needed for energy transition Ten countries, responsible for 84 per cent of EU energy emissions hand over at least €6.3 billion in subsidies to coal every year, despite repeated promises to phase-out the fuel and transition to clean energy, finds UK thinktank Overseas...
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EU’s Guidelines and Directive on Circular Economy

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Closing the loop – An EU action plan for the Circular Economy The European Commission adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Package, which includes revised legislative proposals on waste to stimulate Europe’s transition towards a circular economy which will boost global competitiveness, foster sustainable economic growth and generate new jobs....
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First emissions mechanism established for aviation

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First emissions mechanism established for aviation Carbon emissions from aviation are growing faster than any other sector. In an effort to address the problem, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) approved the world’s first global emissions reduction scheme last month. The Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation...
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