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Friday, April 27, 2018

EU moves to full ban pesticides that harm bees

bees
The European Union has made a key breakthrough to completely ban pesticides that harm bees and their crop pollination.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Taiwan to Ban All Single-Use Plastics by 2030

Taiwan to Ban All Single-Use Plastics
A new plan announced by Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets a timetable for completely phasing out single-use plastic items such as straws, cups and shopping bags by 2030.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Germans divided over diesel vehicle ban ahead of landmark court ruling

diesel vehicle ban germany
Germans are divided on the issue of urban driving bans on diesel vehicles, as the Federal Administrative Court is poised to assess the issue on Thursday, a survey has found.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

China to impose annual fishing ban in Yellow River

China has already imposed a fishing ban along the Yangtze River
China will ban fishing in the Yellow River, the second longest river in the country, between April 1 and June 30 each year starting from 2018, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

Monday, October 02, 2017

Paris introduces "car-free" day to promote environmental protection

Paris introduces "car-free" day
Paris has banned private cars from its central area for seven hours on Sunday in a bid to promote the fight against pollution and climate change.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

China says no to 'foreign garbage'

foreign garbage china
China's cabinet said Thursday "foreign garbage" will be entirely banned from entering the country as authorities plan stricter management on solid waste imports.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

UK to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Heavy polluting vehicles
The UK government is set to announce a complete ban on the sale of all petrol and diesel fuelled cars from 2040, when all vehicles must be fully electric.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Hanoi lawmakers to ban motorbikes by 2030

Hanoi lawmakers have voted to place a blanket ban on motorbikes by 2030 to reduce traffic congestion, despite opposition from the public, as well as transport experts.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Sécheresse: la région du Cap déclare l'état de catastrophe naturelle

Le gouvernement provincial du Cap-Occidental, la région de la ville du Cap en Afrique du Sud, a déclaré lundi l'état de catastrophe naturelle en raison de la pire sécheresse enregistrée depuis plus d'un siècle dans cette zone.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Climat: pour Trump, l'accord de Paris n'est pas "légalement contraignant"

Le président américain Donald Trump ne pense pas que l'accord de Paris sur le climat est "légalement contraignant" et s'interroge actuellement sur la façon de le rendre intéressant pour les USA, selon un haut-fonctionnaire à la Maison blanche.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Peru hit by drinking water shortage

Carrying bottles, buckets and other containers, thousands of residents of Lima are in the streets in search for drinking water, as restrictions or cuts have affected Peru's capital for the fifth straight day.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Poland "strongly critical" about EU emission rulings: development minister

Poland is strongly critical about the EU's new proposals regarding CO2 emissions as they endanger its energy, steel and mining industries, Polish Development Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Friday, December 16, 2016

Paris restricts traffic on new pollution episode

A new peak in air pollution forced Paris authorities to restrict tragic in French capital on Dec. 16, Paris authorities said on Thursday.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Paris lifts traffic restriction due to expected improvement in air quality

Alternating traffic imposed in Ile-de-France region since Dec. 6 on high pollution level, will be removed over the weekend due to an expected improvement in air quality, Paris prefecture said on Friday.

Friday, December 09, 2016

Paris limits traffic for fourth day running due to high pollution level

Vehicles are to be banned from circulating in Paris and in 22 neighboring municipalities on Friday for the fourth successive day due to poor air quality, the city authorities said on Thursday.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Smog to hit Beijing again after short break

Beijing is expected to be shrouded in smog after it experienced a long-awaited sunny day on Monday, according to the National Meteorological Center.

Monday, October 03, 2016

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