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Washington, D.C. — The Biden-Harris administration has put an unprecedented focus on environmental justice by directing all federal agencies to improve justice and strive to end environmental racism, by initiating Justice40 to invest in disadvantaged communities and by establishing the first White House environmental justice panel to advise the administration
Kate Middleton’s approach to fashion praised by author New clothes “may be fun to buy”, Friends of the Earth says, but they create mountains of waste and contribute to the plastic pollution crisis. Charity spokeswoman Camilla Zerr added: “A huge proportion of new clothing is made from synthetic materials, which
Australia needs a fundamental change in its approach to innovation and exports to capitalise on the government’s $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative, according to the scheme’s chief architect Andrew Liveris, who says the federal policy should guide an overhaul of the national economy. The former chair and chief executive of
To a flurry of online applause and waving hands, citizens from across Germany agreed Wednesday night on more than 80 ways for the country to meet its commitments to slash emissions under the Paris Climate Agreement. “It was a lot of work,” said Adnan Arslan, a 32-year-old participant in the
Dignified Storytelling, an initiative led by Dubai Cares, Expo 2020 Dubai and UAE MOFAIC, upholds the UAE’s vision of furthering human dignity around the world Dignified Storytelling Forum to take place on 10 December 2021 at Expo 2020 Dubai, the first World Expo to be held in the MEASA region
New York/Geneva – The first International Dialogue on Migration (IDM) session of 2021 will take place virtually between 25 and 27 May 2021 from 9:00 to 12:00 EST. Building on the 2008 and 2011 IDM meetings, this session focuses on “Accelerating integrated action on sustainable development: migration, the environment and climate change”.
Figures from across the waste industry have reacted to the Queen’s speech yesterday (11 May), which marked the opening of parliament. The Queen outlined how the government will “lead the way” internationally through the Environment Bill, which is due to be enshrined into law during this parliamentary session (see letsrecycle.com story).