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Succession unsettled

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
The Mechanism for Environmentally Compatible Development, CDM for short, has initiated thousands of climate-friendly projects in developing countries. It is still unclear whether and how things will go with the 1997 world climate summit in Kyoto ...


Use the momentum

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
Manfred Hackl, Managing Director of the Upper Austrian plastics recycling company Erema, sees the recycling industry trend as an opportunity and an order for the plastics industry.

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Deadlocked cities

Nowhere does traffic slow down more than in Mumbai and Bogotá: on average, motorists have to budget more than 60 percent extra driving time due to congested roads.


In a circle

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
Many developing countries are sinking in the garbage. At the same time, anyone who has ever tried the recycling efforts at the electronic waste disposal site in Accra or around the Neu-Delhis plastic mountains ...

Who moves Austria

Domestic companies start solar offensive

The summer 2019 was one of the hottest of the 253-year fair history in Austria. In order to use the sunshine for your own energy consumption in the future, build more ...

Who moves Austria

Progress at Alpla

The Vorarlberg packaging specialist Alpla has presented its third Sustainability Report. Alpla has been able to reduce its energy consumption by 6,6 over the past three years.

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No money for woodcutter: The Amazon Fund loses donors

After Germany, Norway has also ceased its financial support for the Amazon Fund. The Scandinavian country, which has spent more than € 1 billion over the last ten years ....

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Aldi & Adidas: More and more recycling

Aldi intensifies its fight against plastic waste worldwide: After the discount giant had already abolished free plastic fruit and vegetable bags in its stores in June, ...

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Global water crisis

Since the 1960 years, water consumption by agriculture, industry and communities has increased immensely globally. This has - even more than lack of rain -...

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Pact against plastic waste

Plastic waste is now being shipped on a large scale to poorer, especially Southeast Asian countries. Japan, the USA and Germany alone are 2018 million in 2,5 ...