China may ban import of scrap copper from next year in its efforts to cut industrial pollution

China might ban traders from importing scrap copper from next year, as it crackdown on import of foreign waste and cuts pollution from heavy industries. Metal prices could find more support if China’s National Party Congress this week unveils polices that extend the country’s environmental-led industry reform. The congress began today. Analysts believe that if […]

Read more

Trump rails against India, China after pulling US out of Paris climate pact

21832422366_70b33062f0_o.jpg

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord and his subsequent anti-India rhetoric, has triggered waves of complaints and protests from governments, business leaders and celebrities around the world. Trump has said that “India makes its participation contingent on receiving billions and billions and billions of dollars in foreign aid.” Indian Prime […]

Read more

India capital’s awful air quality underscores need for energy sector actions to reduce pollution, says IEA

21832422366_70b33062f0_o.jpg

Air pollution in New Delhi, which recently reached 30 times the World Health Organisation’s recommend levels, heightening serious respiratory problems for its inhabitants underscores the need for the energy sector to reduce pollution, the International Energy Agency (EIA) has said. This is not a new issue, as India’s capital and home to more than 16 million […]

Read more