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A solar-powered reactor recycles plastics and greenhouse gases

A win for science and the environment. scientistshas developed a system that turns plastic waste and greenhouse gases into fuel. And best of all, it’s all done from a solar-powered reactor. That’s double stability. Researchers at the University of Cambridge in Great Britain managed to develop a a machine capable of converting carbon dioxide (CO2) and plastics into various products that can be useful for various industries. In initial studies, CO2 was turned into a sustainable liquid fuel base, and plastic waste was turned into glycolic acid, an acid widely…

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Countries split on plastics treaty focus as UN talks wind down – SABC News

The first round of talks on a global plastics treaty ended on Friday with an agreement to end plastic pollution, but split on whether the goals and efforts should be global and binding or voluntary and country-led. More than 2,000 delegates from 160 countries meeting in Uruguay in the first of five planned sessions of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) aim to craft the first legally binding agreement on plastic pollution by the end of 2024. The talks in the coastal town of Punta del Este pitted a “High Ambition…

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33% of plastics used in Brazil can reach the oceans, says UN study

A study commissioned by Blue Keepers on the UN Global Compact Platform for Water and Oceania in Brazil suggests that every Brazilian can be responsible for polluting the seas with 16kg of plastic a year. The study was presented at the United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Launched by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the event promotes a number of solutions to global action for the oceans. in an interview with: CNN Radio:Gabriela Otero, the coordinator of the Blue Guard project, detailed the study. “As presented here in Lisbon,…

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GOLDSTEIN: The prime minister’s ban on disposable plastics is a double issue for taxpayers

Links to the breadcrumb trail Columnists Canada Date of publication: June 23, 2022 • 17 minutes ago • 3 minutes reading • Join the conversation Disposable disposable plastics such as bottles, cups, forks, spoons and drinking straws. Photo by photka / iStock /Getty Images Article content While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pushing for his plan to remove disposable plastics from the environment, his own government says the policy will double the amount of waste it generates and double taxpayers’ disposal costs. advertising 2 This ad has not yet been…

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