The market is able to ignore the greater environmental burden of virgin plastics. Economists have known that the most efficient way to address this is to level the playing field by making users of virgin plastics pay for the added costs the virgin plastic adds to the globe.
Waste is an increasingly serious environmental and economic problem. Green fiscal policies can improve resource efficiency and drive the transition to a circular economy, e.g. by implementing plastics taxes to encourage plastics recycling.
Business leaders pushed for a ‘greener’ economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic as they warned about the impact of the climate crisis is an “even greater emergency.”
The idea is simple. Companies that extract fossil fuels should be responsible for ensuring the same amount of CO₂ generated from using them is buried back deep underground.
Emirates NBD is providing 2 billion Egyptian pounds (over $127.35 million) of financing for the construction of a new agricultural wastewater treatment plant in Upper Egypt. Called Al – Hamam, the facility will have a treatment capacity of 6 million m3 per day.
Singapore government charts a course for a stronger post-Covid economy and encourages everyone in society to contribute ideas
General description of the measure This is a new tax that applies to plastic packaging produced in, or imported into, the UK, that does not contain at least 30% recycled
The Government of Ireland revealed their Climate Action Plan 2019 to tackle Climate Breakdown. The plan consist of 183 actions to support the government’s commitment to a “net zero carbon
This month Chatham House published a paper titled “An Inclusive Circular Economy: Priorities for Developing Countries”, written by Felix Preston, Johanna Lehne and Laura Wellesley. The paper argues how the
20 October 2018 – A government advisory panel has approved a set of proposals for plastic recycling, including making it mandatory for retailers to charge for plastic shopping bags. The measures