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Germany's ThyssenKrupp has begun construction of a scrap metal processing plant
Germany's ThyssenKrupp has begun construction of a scrap metal processing plant

The plant will produce up to 260,000 tons of mild steel per year

Shmyhal: Ukraine will continue to comply with EU call for Green Deal implementation
Shmyhal: Ukraine will continue to comply with EU call for Green Deal implementation

The government will prioritise help for nuclear, hydro, solar and wind-energy plants

The Gianni brand has launched a clothing resale platform
The Gianni brand has launched a clothing resale platform

The fashion industry is responsible for at least 10% of all greenhouse gas emissions

Egypt will launch large-scale green hydrogen projects aimed at exporting to Europe
Egypt will launch large-scale green hydrogen projects aimed at exporting to Europe

The hydrogen sector may also develop during the decarbonization of large economies, as H2 is easy to store and transport, including through existing pipelines

Experts spoke about the peculiarities of the use of energy storage facilities in Ukraine
Experts spoke about the peculiarities of the use of energy storage facilities in Ukraine

The equipment for storage of energy is subject to the general conditions and procedure for connection to the transmission system, provided by the Transmission System Code, taking into account the specifics

Experts believe that a carbon tax could accelerate decarbonization
Experts believe that a carbon tax could accelerate decarbonization

With the introduction of the carbon tax, businesses will be able to use mature or new technologies to reduce emissions to reduce their carbon tax liabilities

The EU could ban thousands of potentially harmful chemicals
The EU could ban thousands of potentially harmful chemicals

Entire classes of chemicals may be banned, including all flame retardants, bisphenols, polyvinyl chloride plastics, toxic chemicals in disposable diapers and PFAS

In the Netherlands, electricity prices have fallen sharply due to a surge in RES generation
In the Netherlands, electricity prices have fallen sharply due to a surge in RES generation

In the afternoon of April 23, almost a quarter of the Netherlands' electricity was supplied by wind farms

The UN has predicted an increase in the frequency of natural disasters by almost half by 2030
The UN has predicted an increase in the frequency of natural disasters by almost half by 2030

Due to the climate crisis, natural disasters occur where they have not been before

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine made a number of important decisions in the environmental sphere
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine made a number of important decisions in the environmental sphere

Among them is the approval of the Action Plan for the implementation of the Concept for improving the level of chemical safety until 2026

Emissions from Brazilian meat producer JBS exceeded emissions from Italy
Emissions from Brazilian meat producer JBS exceeded emissions from Italy

JBS emissions have increased by more than 50% in the last five years

War in Ukraine could spark disease outbreak due to environmental pollution
War in Ukraine could spark disease outbreak due to environmental pollution

Damage to water, sanitation and hygiene infrastructure also poses broad health threats