Tag: Pollution

Plastic pollution flowing into oceans to triple by 2040 – study

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 Thursday said.

Germany to raise carbon price to 25 euros in 2021 after...

Germany will raise the price for carbon dioxide emissions from transport and heating buildings to 25 euros ($27.56) per tonne from 2021 after a proposed 10 euro pricetag was criticised for being too low, government sources said on Monday.

India’s smog-bound capital suffers most hazardous air so far this year

Air pollution in New Delhi and surrounding towns reached the worst levels so far this year on Sunday, with authorities in the...

Diwali fireworks haze pushes Indian capital’s air quality to severe

Air pollution in some parts of the Indian capital deteriorated early on Monday to the worst recorded level, officials said, a day...

Air pollution caused 400,000 premature European deaths in 2016 – EU...

Poor air quality caused about 400,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2016, the most recent year data is available, and almost every...

“Over 570 persons are dying every year” – PN

Partit Nazzjonalista (PN) said that over 570 persons are dying on a yearly basis from respiratory problems related to the air pollution in the...

Cruise liners ranking amongst most polluting will make 122 port calls...

The cruise liners have been ranked according to the recently published Cruise Ship Ranking for 2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste

Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste...

You may be eating a credit card’s worth of plastic each...

Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card,...

World Environment Day 2019 focuses on air pollution

Air Pollution was the theme proposed for the United Nation’s annual reminder on the health of our planet in World Environment Day. First celebrated...