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UK government backs campaign for recycling bases in Pakistan

Scheme will match donations to NGO up to £2m to help reduce ocean plastic pollution — A UK government-backed campaign to build recycling bases in Pakistan could raise millions of pounds to help reduce ocean and river plastic pollution. The British NGO Tearfund is working in the country to improve the collection and disposal of …

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Rich countries pushing ‘dirty energy’ in Africa, report claims

Study finds that while wealthy nations advocate renewables at home, 60% of aid to African energy projects went on fossil fuels — Wealthy governments have been accused of promoting fossil fuel development in Africa at the expense of clean energy.   Analysis showed 60% of public aid for energy projects was spent on fossil fuels, …

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