EconomySociety

Mexico City plastic ban poses challenge for virus-hit firms

Mexico’s ban on single-use plastic in its capital, one of the world’s most populous metropolises, has delighted environmentalists but dismayed some businesses struggling to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. Home to around nine million people, Mexico City…
AngolaSociety

Poaching leads to the extinction of zebras in Angola

Some species of animals, such as zebras, ostriches, buffalo, caumbas and impalas, existing in the Bicuar National Park, in Huíla province, are in danger of extinction due to poaching. With a dimension of 7,900 square kilometers, the Parque do Bicuar was created in 1953…
ChinaPolitics

China to ban all imports of solid waste from next year

China will ban all imports of solid waste from January 1, 2021, officials announced. The dumping, stacking and disposal of waste products from abroad into Chinese territory will also be prohibited, according to a circular issued by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment…
PoliticsSociety

Goa to receive India's first green energy convergence project

The project aims to generate green energy for rural and agricultural consumption Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), a joint venture under the Ministry of Energy, and the Goa government signed a memorandum of understanding this Tuesday to discuss the implementation of the…
EconomyPolitics

UK to ban sales of diesel and petrol cars from 2030

Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, announced on Wednesday that he will ban the sale of cars and vans with diesel and gasoline engines from 2030. The decision comes ten years earlier than expected. However, the government said that hybrid vehicles capable of…