Month: November 2022

Reuters reveals UN treaty must tackle production of problematic plastics, Japan says – Reuters News Agency

Environment 30 November 2022, 8:56 pm 1 minute Reuters exclusively reported that a proposed United Nations plastic waste treaty must consider putting restrictions on the most problematic plastics, Japan’s lead negotiator told Reuters, marking the first time the country has suggested it would support curbs on plastic production. Article Tags Topics of Interest: Environment Type: […]

China successfully launches three astronauts for its under-construction space station

Beijing: China on Tuesday (November 29) successfully launched a spacecraft carrying three astronauts to its under-construction space station where they would meet with their colleagues and conduct a work handover, amid intensifying competition with the United States. The Shenzhou-15 spaceship, atop the Long March-2F Y15 carrier rocket, blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center […]

Reuters reveals U.S. aims to sanction Brazil deforesters, adding bite to climate fight – Reuters News Agency

Environment 23 November 2022, 2:49 pm 1 minute Reuters exclusively reported that the United States is looking to crack down on environmental criminals behind surging deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, using penalties such as Magnitsky sanctions to tackle climate change more aggressively. The plan represents a major shift in Washington’s strategy to combat global warming, […]

NASA’s Artemis rocket lifts off on test flight to moon, begins ‘new chapter’ in human lunar exploration – WATCH

Cape Canaveral: NASA’s new moon rocket blasted off on its debut flight with three test dummies aboard early Wednesday, bringing the US, a big step closer to putting astronauts back on the lunar surface for the first time since the end of the Apollo programme 50 years ago. If all goes well during the three-week, […]

Reuters reveals U.S. Treasury’s Yellen to meet with China central bank chief at G20 summit in Bali – Reuters News Agency

Environment 11 November 2022, 6:39 pm 1 minute Reuters exclusively reported that U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen planned to meet with China’s central bank governor Yi Gang on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Bali to discuss global economic conditions and China’s property market situation. The meeting was expected to coincide with President Joe […]

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