Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Chile

Chile passes single-use plastic regulation that will reduce 23,000 tons of...

"This law is ambitious, but at the same time it's realistic for where Chile stands regarding waste generation and its technical capabilities to make these changes possible."

Plastics industry loses legal bid against Chile’s landmark bag ban

Chile's Constitutional Court ratified a bill that bans plastic bags across the country after rejecting an appeal from the plastics industry.

All of Chile’s bishops offer resignations amid sex abuse scandal

They asked forgiveness for the pain that they have caused and the “omissions” committed.

Plastic bags banned in over 100 coastal areas of Chile

This move is a huge milestone and victory for Chile.

Chile Producing So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving Electricity Away for...

With so much clean power available, the price of solar has cost absolutely nothing for certain regions in recent months.

Head of Chile Chapter of Transparency International Resigns After Named in...

Delaveau resigned hours after Chile’s tax authority announced it would begin launching investigations into Chileans mentioned in the Panama Papers

Chileans Boycott Supermarkets to Fight Corruption

After the latest corruption scandal, thousands of Chileans joined a boycott against three supermarket companies accused of collusion.

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.