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Global e-waste has risen 21% in five years, says UN

Envirotec Magazine

million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21 per cent in just five years, according to the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor 2020. According to the report, Asia generated the greatest volume of e-waste in 2019, some 24.9 Mt) and Europe (12 Mt), while Africa and Oceania generated 2.9

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Keeping 1.5C alive: Is COP26 on track to deliver on its goals?

Business Green

The COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow next month is likely to fall short of putting the world on track to avert dangerous levels of global warming, but diplomats and analysts are cautiously optimistic it could deliver several breakthroughs and broadly deliver on the UK hosts' stated goal of 'keeping 1.5C goal within grasp.