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Coronavirus: Disposable masks ‘causing enormous plastic waste’

The government has been urged to do more to get people to switch from disposable masks to reusable coverings. The Liberal Democrats said single-use surgical…

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Brussels mulls regulatory action against fake news

Online platforms need to show more accountability, responsibility and transparency, the EU Commission said Thursday, as it presented its assessment of the effectiveness of the…

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Citigroup’s Jane Fraser to become first woman to head a Wall St. bank

Citigroup Inc (C.N) on Thursday named consumer banking head Jane Fraser to succeed Michael Corbat next year as the bank’s chief executive officer, making her…

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Multinational companies account for nearly a fifth of global CO2 emissions, researchers say

The global supply chains of multinational companies such as BP, Coca-Cola and Walmart are responsible for nearly a fifth of climate-changing carbon dioxide emissions, according…

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No Nord Stream 2? No problem for Germany, economists say

Abandoning the nearly complete Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany could create a legal mess and nudge up energy costs for European…

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New figures reveal that the bioeconomy is worth €2.4 trillion to the European economy

In a year of challenges, fresh data today highlights the ascent of the bio-based industries, that in 2017 made a total contribution of €750 billion…

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France in huge coronavirus recovery plan focusing on green energy

President Emmanuel Macron’s government said the investment would include big spending on green energy and transport. Dubbed “France re-launch”, it is aimed at reversing rising…

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Hitting women hard, pandemic makes gender poverty gap wider – U.N.

The coronavirus pandemic will widen the poverty gap between women and men, pushing 47 million more women and girls into impoverished lives by next year,…

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‘No hope’ of reaching climate, development goals, without youth optimism and know-how

Without harnessing the energy, tech savvy and optimism of young people, the world has no hope of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or the…

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Denmark to make consent the basis for determining rape

The Danish government has announced plans to reform sexual violence laws to make consent rather than violence the basis for determining rape. “We are moving…

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