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EU, United States agree steps to decarbonise steel

The European Union and the United States agreed Sunday to suspend bilateral WTO disputes on steel and aluminium, and start discussions on a Global Arrangement…

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AI to increase waste-to-energy production

    About 12% of the about 300 million tons of trash generated by Americans is converted into energy by waste-to-energy plants. Though recycling and…

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Report estimates drop in plastic recycled in 2019

    Slightly less scrap plastic from the U.S. was recycled in 2019 than the year prior. The data comes as brand owners signal greater…

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Most US coal generators can’t compete with wind and solar, US study finds

A new report from US think tank Energy Innovation shows that 72% of the country’s coal power fleet is now uneconomic compared to local wind…

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U.S. approves massive solar project in California desert

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Secretary-General welcomes US decision to lift sanctions against ICC officials

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the decision by the United States to lift sanctions and visa restrictions against officials with the International Criminal Court…

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U.S. Continues to Ship Illegal Plastic Waste to Developing Countries

The majority of the world is working together to reverse the massive plastic pollution problem. But, the world’s leading producer of plastic waste, the U.S.,…

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US plastic waste exports in violation of new UN rules

Plastics recycling in most developing countries is crude, incomplete, and highly polluting. Under the new rules, mixed and contaminated plastic wastes, or those containing PVC,…

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Solar power’s future could soon be overshadowed

As more households and industries have opted to harness the sun’s energy, a small but definite shadow is nagging at the many manufacturers who have…

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US plan to reform asylum, reunite families, reflects ‘authentic humanitarian values’

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has said it is “heartened” by the United States’ president’s signing of executive orders on Tuesday which aim to provide…

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