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World Petrol Demand 'Likely to Peak by 2030 As Electric Car Sales Rise'

World Petrol Demand 'Likely to Peak by 2030 As Electric Car Sales Rise'

World petrol demand will peak within 13 years thanks to the impact of electric cars and more efficient engines, energy experts have predicted. »


Ex-Asda Boss Declares War on Plastic Packaging

The former CEO of Asda has urged U.K. supermarkets to stop using plastic packaging, saying costly recycling initiatives had failed to halt the world's plastic pollution "crisis." »


IoT Will Facilitate Speedier Farm to Fork, Research Suggests

IoT Will Facilitate Speedier Farm to Fork, Research Suggests

With pressure on land and food resources set to increase, the Internet of Things (IoT) will play an increasingly important role in helping the sustainable agriculture sector become more efficient and productive. »


Paris Wants to Ban the Combustion Engine by 2030

Paris Wants to Ban the Combustion Engine by 2030

Paris wants to ban all cars with traditional combustion engines from its streets by 2030, in the latest sign of how environmental concerns are increasingly dictating the rules of the game for the auto sector. »


Marine Insurers Join the Fight Against Illegal Fishing

Environmental NGO Oceana and a group of leading marine insurers have released a statement on safeguards to reduce the threat of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The group has committed to implement and promote due-diligence processes that will make it harder for blacklisted... »


Cosmetics Industry Urges Limit on Microbead Ban

Cosmetics Industry Urges Limit on Microbead Ban

Cosmetics industry representatives have urged the European Commission (EC) to limit an English ban on plastic microbeads. »


Hidden Cost of Feeding Grain to Farm Animals to Hit $1.32Tr a Year

Hidden Cost of Feeding Grain to Farm Animals to Hit $1.32Tr a Year

Our habit of feeding human foods, such as grain and soya, to farm animals will cost us $1.32tr a year by 2050 globally, according to environmental campaigners. »


Top Six Challenges Facing Procurement

Top Six Challenges Facing Procurement

The evolution of procurement means that the function's success is no longer just about sourcing services and reducing cost. »


China, the Biggest Buyer of America's Trash, Wants No More

There's one economic activity the U.S. does better than anyone. We're world champs in throwing stuff away. »


EPA Improves Its Water Pollutant Monitoring Tool

EPA Improves Its Water Pollutant Monitoring Tool

The EPA is improving access to the Water Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) Pollutant Loading Tool; the tool allows users to determine who is discharging water pollutant, what (and how much) pollutants they are discharging, and where they are discharging. »


Food Waste in U.K. Costs $39M a Year, Report Says

The U.K. food supply chain could increase efficiency and save 30m ($39.17m) a year by tackling food waste on farms, according to a report. »


Eco-Labeled Foods Face High Fraud Risk, Research Shows

Organic and eco-labeled food products face high risk of food fraud because they command a higher price, and the growing market for sustainable and premium foods increases the risk, according to market research group Ecovia Intelligence. »


This Blockchain Startup Ties Coffee to Crypto

This Blockchain Startup Ties Coffee to Crypto

If you dropped by Starbucks for a free cup of coffee on National Coffee Day, you would instead have been greeted by signs about the company's supply chain, ethical sourcing commitments, and support for coffee farmers. »


U.S. Auto Makers Step Up Plans for Electric Vehicles

Detroit's largest auto makers ramped up plans for electric vehicles in coming years, the latest push from traditional car companies to respond to tougher emissions regulations and the prospect that some markets across the globe could eventually ban internal combustion engines powered with fossil... »


Meet the New U.S. Entrepreneurs Farming Seaweed for Food and Fuel

Meet the New U.S. Entrepreneurs Farming Seaweed for Food and Fuel

Michael Graham reaches into a bright blue tub of bubbling water and pulls out a handful of a dark brown curly substance. It's slippery to the touch, smells like the sea, and tastes a bit like salty kale. »


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