In Illinois, a recycling executive has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for illegally landfilling potentially hazardous electronic waste as part of a scheme to re-sell the materials and avoid paying income taxes.
India stands committed to working with the US on clean energy, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said on Tuesday after a telephonic conversation with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate SPEC John Kerry.During the conversation with Kerry, the minister discussed the Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue CAFMD Track under the India-US Climate, Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership, and other related issues, the environment ministry said in a statement.Had a telephonic conversation with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Mr JohnKerry and discussed at length how the largest and oldest democracies can set examples for other countries on climate action.
Delivering more and better homes is a top priority for Central and Local Government; ensuring the quality and mix of tenure and affordability. The recent Planning for the Future white-paper proposals aims to simplify the planning process and facilitate increased housing delivery across the UK. This draft document has been met with opposition and controversy from various stakeholders; including around community-engagement.
As with money, protein is not known for growing on trees. But only if you haven’t heard of TerViva — a California-based agribusiness planting tens of thousands of pongamia trees in Florida and Hawaii. According to TerViva, the pongamia tree is a protein powerhouse that far outclasses the globally dominant soybean: its yields, the team says, can offer as much as 10 times the beans per acre as soy.
Edmontonians will learn in the next couple of weeks how close a local ban on single-use plastic would be to the one Ottawa has planned for 2021….