Is recycling enough?

For any municipality, an effective separate collection kerbside system that enables high-quality materials to be recycled forms the foundation of any local zero waste strategy. For most residents, they believe that by recycling at home, they are doing their bit to help reduce waste and protect the environment. However, given …

Building Trust: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Davos Agenda 2021

Over the past year, the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has devastated lives and livelihoods across the globe, laying bare structural inequities – and making clear the urgency of more fairly rebuilding the world’s social and economic systems in the wake of the crisis. Now, with the first vaccine doses being administered …

Air Pollution Fears Fuel Fight Against New London Cruise Ship Terminal

The River Thames has become a ‘wild west’ unbound by new laws to clean up the city’s roads, say campaigners. A huge new cruise ship terminal planned for the River Thames would lead to a surge in dangerous levels of air pollution in the heart of the capital with unknown …

EVERYTHING IS BETTER WITH COMPANY And on Foot or by Bike is the Healthiest

Although this issue of our bulletin is largely concerned with electric vehicles, the real supporters of green traffic and ecological mobility are actually cyclists and pedestrians. “Fat cyclists”, “Just not by car”, “Streets for Cyclists” and “Critical Mass” – these are just some of many actions that citizens from urban …

Yingli Solar Panels Will Help Low Income Villages in China

People assume that the booming economy in China over the past 30 years has made all Chinese citizens wealthy. Nothing could be further from the truth. In Zhangbei County, just 150 miles northwest of Beijing, there are 128 low income villages where residents struggle to get by. Now all those …

38,000 People a Year Die Early Because of Diesel Emissions Testing Failures

The global human health impact of the diesel emissions scandal has been revealed by new research showing a minimum of 38,000 people a year die early due to the failure of diesel vehicles to meet official limits in real driving conditions. Researchers have created the first global inventory of the …