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Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send scrap back to source

Asia Pacific May 22, 2019

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send scrap back to source

Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back nonrecyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday. Malaysia last year became the leading alternative destination for plastic scrap after China ...

World / Science & Health May 9, 2019

Figures show most EU nations cut output of CO2 last year

Most European Union countries reduced carbon dioxide emissions last year, estimates showed Wednesday, marking a turnaround in the battle against greenhouse gases as campaigners urged faster action to avoid the most damaging effects of climate change. Overall EU emissions from burning oil, coal and gas ...

The only way is down: subterranean survival warning

World / Science & Health May 9, 2019

The only way is down: subterranean survival warning

Solutions to the biggest threats facing our planet lie underground, according to experts who insist climate change, overpopulation and food shortages can all be tackled by going subterranean. "We are coming to a point in our history in which we need to start looking for ...