A new study identifies the main culprits of the world’s waste crisis and points to new challenges as countries move to ban imports of discarded goods. But waste trade aside, Southeast Asian nations are not faring well on recycling either.
Healthcare emissions harm the planet, and this boomerangs and harms health. To escape this vicious cycle, we need more energy efficient hospitals, low-carbon medical products, and only the necessary medical procedures.
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More electric vehicles on the road can drastically cut emissions in cities, if chargers are more accessible and the power used for charging comes from non-fossil fuel sources, says University of British Columbia researcher Jerome Mayaud.
Earth Overshoot Day—the date when humanity’s 'footprint' on nature exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in 365 days—is getting earlier each year. But the math behind it is problematic and could be vastly underestimating the damage we are doing to the planet, says Michigan State University's Robert Richardson.
The global power and automations firm won an order of US$80 million to supply a 100-megawatt photovoltaic solar plant in Ontario, which will increase the clean energy capacity of Canada and reduce 162,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually