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Closing the Loop: EU Quarrels Over Circular Economy Plan

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The European Commission has adopted a new Circular Economy Package it says will help European businesses and consumers contribute to “closing the loop” of product lifecycles through greater recycling and re-use. But Members of the European Parliament are critical of the new package.

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Cement CEO’s Rise to the Climate Challenge

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Cement production accounts for about five percent of all human-made carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions worldwide. Inspired by the Paris Climate Agreement, the cement industry has set a goal of reducing its emissions 25 percent by 2030.

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Global Climate Consensus Forged in Paris

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“The Paris Agreement on climate change is a monumental triumph for people and planet,” declared UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as delegates from 195 countries approved the world’s first universal pact to take common climate action.

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Businesses Vow Action at Paris Climate Talks

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Corporate actions on key climate issues such as carbon pricing, finance, responsible policy engagement and science-based emissions targets were announced at the Caring for Climate Business Forum, the official avenue for business at COP21 in Paris.

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Cities Show Strong Climate Leadership in Paris

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Cities consume roughly 80 percent of the world’s energy production and spew out 70 percent of global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. So, while cities are big contributors to climate change, at the same time they offer great potential for emission reductions.

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