Vast amounts of plastic have been dumped into the ocean over the last few decades.
The Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future, the panel appointed to find alternatives to Nevada’s nuclear waste storage, declared recently that the United States would have to develop a ‘consent based approach’ in choosing site dealing with nuclear waste based on what Finland, France, Spain and Sweden had accomplished, and where U.S. Congress obviously had failed to make the decision.
The Asian Green City Index, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by the German company Siemens AG, examined the environmental performance of 22 Asian cities in eight categories, including energy, land use, transport, waste, water and air quality.
India is home to more poor people than any country in the world, a fact that stands in mute challenge to its ambitions as an emerging world power.
Waste and toxic watchdog Eco Waste Coalition has renewed its all out campaign against the improper disposal of spent lamps containing mercury.