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Sustainable Finance European Style


An EU-wide label for green investment funds, a European standard for green bonds, and a classification system to provide market clarity on what is sustainable are recommended in the final report of the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, published this week.

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EU Circular Strategy Incorporates Plastics


All plastic packaging on the market across the EU will be recyclable by 2030 under the first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics adopted by the European Commission earlier this month, “A European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy.”

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Permafrost Not So Permanent Any More


Global warming will thaw about 20 percent more permafrost than previously thought, scientists are warning, potentially releasing large amounts of greenhouse gases into the Earth’s atmosphere.

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Environmental Risks Haunt World Economic Forum


Climate change, terrorism and the backlash against globalization pose the greatest threats to the survival of human civilization, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the opening session of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos today.

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EU Maps Rich Resources for Urban Waste Mining


Gold, platinum, aluminum and copper are just a few of the valuable materials lying hidden in vast piles of waste batteries, electronic and electrical equipment (EEE), scrap vehicles and mining wastes across the European Union.

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Stress in the workplace is a real problem

excessive stress

Stress in the workplace is a real problem. When you become aware of the high percentage of people reporting excessive stress levels at work in the United States, it’s easy to understand why more than a third of employers offer stress management and reintegration programs, to minimize the financial and health impacts excessive stress causes.

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Which U.S. States Care About The Planet?

Which U.S State's Care About The Planet

Energy companies, around the globe are paying attend to environmental issues, as much as countries, states and cities are showing a renewed interest in green energy.
Amigo Energy a electric company from Texas recently ran an analysis of Google Trends data and state statistics related to the planet and environmental issues.

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Innovative Cars for a Better World

Innovative Cars for a Better World

With cars that can read a driver’s mind, and cars equipped with Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technology, automakers from around the world are not waiting for this year’s auto shows to roll out their high-tech advances.

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Trending Discovery Clears CO2, Creates Energy


The work of a chemistry professor in Florida who discovered a way to turn greenhouse gas into clean air and produce energy at the same time has attracted the most attention of all the thousands of science news items posted last year on EurekAlert!

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