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Why fur should be banned
Even if it has challenges, China’s ban is likely to have some impact on the demand for the fossil fuels that are used in plastic production. The country is now the world’s largest import market for plastic in the world, particularly polyethylene used in plastic bags. “The highest volume plastic in the world is polyethylene plastic, and they’re the major importer of this,” says Joseph Chang, global editor for the chemicals business at ICIS, an industry publication. Much of that plastic comes from the U.S., where cheap shale gas is used to produce ethylene and plastic pellets that are shipped abroad. In 2018, China imported 6.7 million metric tons of high-density polyethylene (and produced another 7.2 million tons locally). As oil companies ramp up production of plastic, China’s drop in demand may be a signal—along with single-use plastic bans in the European Union and elsewhere—that the industry should be thinking about alternatives. … [Read more...] about The problem with China’s single-use plastic ban: What will replace the plastic?
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The group’s primary concerns are nuclear war and climate change, compounded by cyber-warfare and cyber-misinformation that limit society’s ability to respond. They find the international security situation “dire,” compounded by the fact that “leaders have allowed the international political infrastructure for managing [threats] to erode.” Ban Ki-moon called out the “U.S. withdrawals from the Paris Agreement and the Iran Nuclear Deal, as well as deadlock at nuclear disarmament talks and division at the UN Security Council.” … [Read more...] about Doomsday Clock scientists are so freaked out, they adjusted the countdown to seconds rather than minutes
Following the report, the markets regulator Sebi had banned Thapar and entities associated with him for three years from the market, following which he moved the Securities Appellate Tribunal, which has asked the company to provide relevant documents to him but upheld the ban on him. … [Read more...] about CG Power case: NCLT reserves order on MCA bid to appoint auditor