Circular & Regenerative Economy News around the world
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Global News and Trends
Circular - Report highlights growing circular business models in renewables sector
The new Green Purposes Company report highlights the many examples of circular business models in the renewable energy sector and suggests recommendations for the development of Circular Economy solutions.
Reporterre - Total Energy's mega-project in Africa: NGOs defeat in court (In French)
Defeat for the NGOs opposed to Total Energies' project in Uganda and Tanzania. On February 28, the Paris court dismissed the opponents of the multinational.
Reporterre - Eacop: TotalEnergies' climate change project in 6 figures (In French)
In this article, discover in a few figures the scope of TotalEnergies' Eacop project in Uganda and Tanzania.
XERFI Canal - The post-growth era: living happily in a stationary economy (In French)
Timothée Parrique, a researcher in ecological economics at the University of Lund in Sweden, was invited by Xerfi Canal to discuss the post-growth era.
Engineering News - Circular economy can benefit municipalities, communities and the environment
Dr Timoteus Kadhila, who holds a PhD in Public and Development Management from Stellenbosch University, suggests municipalities implement circular economy initiatives.
Europe, Middle East and Africa
Circular - New report shows how cities drive Europe’s circular economy
The new Circular Cities Declaration (CCD) report highlights initiatives and measures taken by European cities to support the transition to a circular economy.
Afrik 21 - The Seed launches a call for projects to finance climate resilience (In French)
In 2023, a new Global Partnership for Action on Sustainable Development and Circular Economy will finance new climate change adaptation projects in Africa, including Botswana, Malawi, Zambia and Kenya.
Euractiv - Critical minerals: recycling ‘not a silver bullet’, industry says
On the occasion of the publication of the European Commission's Critical Raw Materials Law, the recycling industry issued a warning: "Europe should not get its hopes too high on recycling, at least not in the short term ».
All Africa - Ghana: U.S.$2.4 Billion Required to Implement Roadmap to Circular Economy
To enable the implementation of the roadmap developed to guide Ghana's transition to a circular economy over the next ten years, US$2.4 billion is required.
Phys.org - Switzerland's citizens want a circular economy, but not to share products
While circular economy initiatives are increasingly in demand, Swiss citizens are positive about this new economic model, but under certain conditions ...
MSN news - Circular economy is growing in Tunisia (Environment Minister)
The Minister of Environment Leila Chikhaoui of the Tunisian government, said that the circular economy will develop in Tunisia and will be at the centre of a major reform to integrate the circular economy in all sectors.
European Commission - Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference reinforces the role of the circular economy in driving the EU’s strategic autonomy, green competitiveness and resilience
On 27-28 February, the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee hosted the sixth edition of the Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference.
ADEME presse - Environmental impact of digital technology in 2030 and 2050: ADEME and ARCEP publish a prospective assessment (In French)
Discover the latest ADEME study on the digital carbon footprint. This could triple by 2020 and 2050 if no measures are taken to limit the growth of the environmental impact of digital technology.
Canadian Dimension - Canada needs a real plan to take on Big Plastic
Find out in this article how much plastic waste there is in Canada and what the government is doing to stop it.
La Tribune - Renewable energy: Latin America, future world leader (In French)
According to a report by an American NGO, Latin America will become a major producer of renewable energy. Indeed, over the next seven years, many solar panel installation projects will be implemented.
Just Style - Bangladesh shares reuse fabric waste vision for circular economy
The president of BGMEA wants to move towards a circular economy in the Bangladesh apparel industry by reusing fabric waste.