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Tag Archives: 2040

Plastic pollution flowing into oceans to triple by 2040

SINGAPORE: The amount of plastic waste flowing into the ocean and killing marine life could triple in the next 20 years, unless companies and governments can drastically reduce plastic production, a new study published on said. Single-use plastic consumption has increased during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the International Solid ...

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UK to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

LONDON: Britain said on Wednesday it will outlaw the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 in a bid to cut air pollution but environmental groups said the proposals did not go far enough. Environment minister Michael Gove announced the move as part of the government’s ...

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France to end sale of diesel and gasoline vehicles by 2040

PARIS: France aims to end the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040 and become carbon neutral 10 years later, Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot said on Thursday at a presentation of measures to keep up momentum on the Paris climate agreement. French President Emmanuel Macron wants to press ahead with ...

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