65% of the 28,000 people across 29 nations surveyed want a green economic recovery from COVID-19. This proportion of citizens is particularly high in India, China, and Mexico where where 80% favor such a plan.
The company also hit many of the targets it had set for 2020. It’s now recycling more than 90 percent of its trash and sending almost no hazardous waste to landfills. IT’s GHG emissions have dropped roughly 30% since 2010.
The protocol requires countries that want to ship their waste products to other nations to first obtain the permission of the receiving nations.
In a historic conservation move the government of the United Republic of Tanzania has announced the ban on plastic bag use beginning June 1, 2019.
The tax will raise $45 million a year over the five-year life of the tax to build more affordable housing and support services for the homeless.
The nation’s incarceration rate has declined every year since 2006 and is now at its lowest point since 1996.
Brazil now has 320 MW of distributed solar generation a sector which grew 270% in 2016, 304% in 2017, and is expected to increase by 358% in 2018.
Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan, a Republican, signed the Youth Mental Health Protection Act into law on Tuesday, making the state the 11th to ban gay conversion therapy for minors.
Multinational supermarket Tesco has pledged to source all of its electricity from renewables by 2030 in addition to cutting its emissions by 60 per cent by 2025.