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UK proposes clean-air zones, scrappage scheme for polluting cars

By : sustainabilityo..., May 8, 2017

Britain said on Friday it could introduce a scrappage scheme to get the most polluting cars and vans off its roads and charge some drivers of old vehicles to enter parts of the country, as it...

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EU pushes Trump to stick to Paris climate deal

By : sustainabilityo..., May 4, 2017

EU officials are scrambling to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump not pull out of the Paris climate accord after his advisers warned of legal problems if Washington stayed in but lowered its...

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Climate Pact: US President Donald Trump says India, China pay too little to help poor countries

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2017

President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that the United States was being unfairly treated in the Paris Climate Agreement and told Reuters he would announce a decision in about two weeks on...

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Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2017

Advisers to President Donald Trump will meet on Tuesday to discuss whether to recommend that he withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, a White House official said on Monday....

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US ‘forces G20 to drop any mention of climate change’

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 20, 2017

Financial officials from the world’s biggest economies have dropped from a joint statement any mention of financing action on climate change, reportedly following pressure from the US and Saudi...

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London, Wales Launch Ambitious New Circular Economy Schemes

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 17, 2017

More and more, circular economic models are providing ways for governments and businesses to increase efficiency, reduce waste and create new jobs. Two new initiatives in the UK reinforce that...

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India, China, EU To Lead If US Withdraws From Paris Pact: UNEP Chief

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 10, 2017

Even if the US pulls out of the Paris Agreement, as President Donald Trump has threatened to do, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will bank on India, China and the European Union...

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Four of world's biggest cities to ban diesel cars from their centres

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2016

Four of the world’s biggest cities are to ban diesel vehicles from their centres within the next decade, as a means of tackling air pollution, with campaigners urging other city leaders to...

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