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Leaders Unite to Fight Waste and Pollution amid Warnings of 18 tonnes of Natural Resources Extracted for Every Human on the Planet in 2050

40 businesses and government leaders commit to efforts that cut waste and pollution from our consumption economy, including the Chief Executive Officers of Alphabet, The Coca-Cola Company, Royal Philips, Unilever and the Governments of Indonesia, Nigeria, the People’s Republic of China and Rwanda Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE) tackling pressing environmental challenges, from

Diwali Aftermath: City Chokes with Pollution while Hospitals Report Spike in Respiratory Cases

  Doctors at Columbia Asia Hospitals, Ghaziabad, say most badly affected are children a large number of who are complaining of wheezing, difficulty in breathing Non-smokers are reporting with conditions that are usually prevalent in chain smokers Ghaziabad, 26th October 2017: Previous years trends did not inspire much hope of a healthy festival of lights this

Pollution tightens its grip over National Capital Region

Pollution tightens its grip over National Capital Region Diwali – festival of celebration or suffocation Rise in respiratory diseases     The National Capital which has been tagged as the most polluted city in the world by WHO is still suffocating under the pressures of increased emissions and pollutants. The upcoming festival of Diwali is

Messe Frankfurt India announces an environmental initiative addressing the four major sectors: water, energy, waste and pollution.

Complete chain of waste monitoring green technologies to be covered through three new launches Messe Frankfurt India for the third edition of Watertech India 2014 will take up an environmental initiative addressing concerns of the four major sectors in resource conservation and waste management. Drawing from an over-whelming response in the last two editions, the

Indonesian President meets Greenpeace leader on the Rainbow Warrior: welcomes legacy of environmental protection

Jakarta, 7 June 2013 – Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on board the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior, in Jakarta today, to express Greenpeace’s support for the President’s legacy of protecting the nation’s biodiversity. “I am pleased to meet with my friend Kumi Naidoo from Greenpeace. I

Blacksmith Institute – Top Ten Things You Might Not Know About Pollution

  1) Pollution is one of the biggest global killers   Pollution affects over 100 million people. It is comparable in population and risk to human health to problems like malaria and HIV. 2) Pollution is one global problem that can be solved in our lifetime Life-threatening pollution has already been eliminated in much of the developed

Greenpeace activists evade security at nuclear Swedish power plants

Stockholm, October 10, 2012 – Exposing the vulnerability of Swedish nuclear power plants, at least seven Greenpeace activists stayed more than 24 hours undetected at two sites following a test of their security procedures. More than 70 Greenpeace activists entered the Ringhals and Forsmark nuclear power plants on Tuesday to hold peaceful stress test of