Blinken urges conservation of Congo rainforest, citing climate change

Placeholder while loading article actions Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo – US officials said this week that the United States will work with local leaders here in the Congo River Basin to ensure that planned fossil fuel extraction does not lead to climate catastrophe, echoing environmentalists who fear the project. It will undermine efforts … Read more

Nonprofit says recycling center has been overburdened with residents for years, and needs stricter oversight from NJ DEP

Harmful smoke rising in the southern part of the city. Explosions can be heard throughout the city centre. Vibration of walls in buildings located on the waterfront. Camden residents have all had problems over the years, which they say are related to the practices going on at the nearby Eastern Metal Recycling facility. Eastern Metal … Read more

Democrats promote bill to reduce inflation in Colorado

DENVER — President Joe Biden and Democrats, including Colorado Senators Michael Bennett and John Hickenlooper, are touting a string of congressional victories they hope will provide a boost in the midterm elections. Along with passing the Arms Reform Act, another law to increase US semiconductor chip manufacturing, a law to support NATO membership in Finland … Read more

‘El Jefe’ Jaguar, famous in the United States, was filmed in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) – They call him “Jevi,” at least 12 years old, and his crossing of the tight US-Mexico border has drawn celebrations from both sides. “El Jefe” – or “The Boss” – is one of the oldest recorded tigers along the frontier, one of the few known to have crossed a border partially … Read more

Billions are pouring into bioplastics as markets begin to rise

CLEVELAND (AFP) – In a world increasingly plagued by the ongoing damage to the environment from plastic – made in petrochemical plants – companies are investing billions of dollars to ramp up production of plastics made from natural, renewable materials that can be safely composted or can biodegrade in the dark. appropriate conditions. Bioplastics have … Read more